484 U.S. 873 (1987), 86-7129, Pope v. Georgia

Docket Nº:No. 86-7129
Citation:484 U.S. 873, 108 S.Ct. 207, 98 L.Ed.2d 159
Party Name:John David POPE, petitioner, v. GEORGIA.
Case Date:October 05, 1987
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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484 U.S. 873 (1987)

108 S.Ct. 207, 98 L.Ed.2d 159

John David POPE, petitioner,

v.

GEORGIA.

No. 86-7129

United States Supreme Court.

October 5, 1987

OPINION

[108 S.Ct. 208] Petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Georgia.

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

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