493 U.S. 1063 (1990), 89-6107, Buchanan v. Virginia

Docket Nº:No. 89-6107
Citation:493 U.S. 1063, 110 S.Ct. 880, 107 L.Ed.2d 963
Party Name:Douglas McArthur BUCHANAN, Jr., petitioner, v. VIRGINIA
Case Date:January 22, 1990
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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493 U.S. 1063 (1990)

110 S.Ct. 880, 107 L.Ed.2d 963

Douglas McArthur BUCHANAN, Jr., petitioner,

v.

VIRGINIA

No. 89-6107

United States Supreme Court.

January 22, 1990

OPINION

[110 S.Ct. 881] 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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