466 U.S. 993 (1984), 83-6527, Kirkpatrick v. Louisiana

Docket Nº:No. 83-6527.
Citation:466 U.S. 993, 104 S.Ct. 2374, 80 L.Ed.2d 847
Party Name:Frederick KIRKPATRICK, petitioner, v. LOUISIANA.
Case Date:May 14, 1984
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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466 U.S. 993 (1984)

104 S.Ct. 2374, 80 L.Ed.2d 847

Frederick KIRKPATRICK, petitioner,

v.

LOUISIANA.

No. 83-6527.

United States Supreme Court.

May 14, 1984

OPINION

[104 S.Ct. 2375] Petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Louisiana.

Denied.

Justice BRENNAN and Justice MARSHALL dissenting:

Adhering to our views that the death penalty is in all circumstances cruel and unusual punishment prohibited by the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, Gregg v. Georgia, 428 U.S. 153, 227, 231, 96 S.Ct. 2909, 2950, 2973, 49 L.Ed.2d 859 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

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