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KNIGHTON v. LOUISIANA.

October 15, 1984

KNIGHTON
v.
LOUISIANA.



C.A. 5th Cir. Reported below: 740 F.2d 1344.

Application for stay, presented to JUSTICE WHITE, and by him referred to the Court, denied. 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 the application for stay and the petition for writ of certiorari and would vacate the death sentence in this case.

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