481 U.S. 1024 (1987), 86-6510, Lashley v. Missouri

Docket Nº:No. 86-6510
Citation:481 U.S. 1024, 107 S.Ct. 1912, 95 L.Ed.2d 518
Party Name:Frederick LASHLEY, petitioner, v. MISSOURI
Case Date:April 20, 1987
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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481 U.S. 1024 (1987)

107 S.Ct. 1912, 95 L.Ed.2d 518

Frederick LASHLEY, petitioner,

v.

MISSOURI

No. 86-6510

United States Supreme Court.

April 20, 1987

OPINION

Petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Appeals of Missouri, Eastern District.

Denied.

[107 S.Ct. 1913] 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, 2971, 2973, 49 L.Ed.2d 859 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

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