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HORTON v. GEORGIA

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


October 13, 1987

HORTON, JIMMY LEE, PETITIONER
v.
GEORGIA

Sup. Ct. Ga.

Rehnquist, Brennan, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia

The petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Georgia is denied.

Disposition

 Certiorari 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 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

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