469 U.S. 873 (1984), 84-5001, Stockton v. Virginia

Docket Nº:No. 84-5001
Citation:469 U.S. 873, 105 S.Ct. 229, 83 L.Ed.2d 158
Party Name:Dennis W. STOCKTON, petitioner, v. VIRGINIA
Case Date:October 01, 1984
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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469 U.S. 873 (1984)

105 S.Ct. 229, 83 L.Ed.2d 158

Dennis W. STOCKTON, petitioner,

v.

VIRGINIA

No. 84-5001

United States Supreme Court.

October 1, 1984

OPINION

[105 S.Ct. 230] Petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Virginia.

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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