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HUGHES v. TEXAS FELDER V. TEXAS BELL V. MISSISSIPPI.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


March 5, 1979

HUGHES
v.
TEXAS

FELDER
v.
TEXAS

BELL
v.
MISSISSIPPI.

Ct. Crim. App. Tex.; Ct. Crim. App. Tex.; Sup. Ct. Miss. Reported below: No. 78-5369, 563 S.W. 2d 581; No. 78-5454, 564 S.W. 2d 776; No. 78-5862, 360 So. 2d 1206.

Certiorari denied.

MR. JUSTICE BRENNAN and MR. 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 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentences in these cases.

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