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MORRISON v. ALABAMA

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


April 23, 1990

MORRISON, JESSE, PETITIONER
v.
ALABAMA

ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF ALABAMA. Reported below: 551 So.2d 435.

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

The petition for writ of certiorari is denied.

Disposition

Certiorari granted.

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 cases.

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