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JOHN FEARANCE v. TEXAS

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


July 3, 1989

JOHN FEARANCE, JR., PETITIONER
v.
TEXAS

Ct. Crim. App. Tex. Reported below: 771 S.W. 2d 486.

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

The application for stay of mandate presented to Justice White and by him referred to the Court is denied. The petition for writ of certiorari 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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