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SINGLETON v. MCKELLAR

October 2, 1989

SINGLETON, FRED, PETITIONER
v.
MCKELLAR, WARDEN, ET AL.



ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT. Reported below: 873 F.2d 1440.

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

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 sentences in these cases.

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