466 U.S. 954 (1984), 83-1533, Tomlin v. Alabama

Docket Nº:No. 83-1533.
Citation:466 U.S. 954, 104 S.Ct. 2160, 80 L.Ed.2d 545
Party Name:Phillip Wayne TOMLIN, petitioner, v. ALABAMA.
Case Date:April 23, 1984
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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466 U.S. 954 (1984)

104 S.Ct. 2160, 80 L.Ed.2d 545

Phillip Wayne TOMLIN, petitioner,

v.

ALABAMA.

No. 83-1533.

United States Supreme Court.

April 23, 1984

OPINION

Petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Alabama.

Denied.

Justice BRENNAN and Justice MARSHALL dissenting:

Adhering to our views that the death penalty is in all circumstances cruel and [104 S.Ct. 2161] unusual punishment prohibited by the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, Gregg v. Georgia, 428 U.S. 153, 227, 231, 96 S.Ct. 2909, 2950, 2973, 48 L.Ed.2d 859 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

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