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KING v. TEXAS. CT. CRIM. APP. TEX. FREEMAN V. TEXAS. CT. CRIM. APP. TEX. AND GADDIS V. GEORGIA.

February 21, 1978

KING
v.
TEXAS. CT. CRIM. APP. TEX.

FREEMAN
v.
TEXAS. CT. CRIM. APP. TEX.

AND GADDIS
v.
GEORGIA.



Sup. Ct. Ga. Reported below: No. 77-5687, 553 S.W. 2d 105; No. 77-5715, 556 S.W. 2d 287; No. 77-5921, 239 Ga. 238, 236 S.E. 2d 594.

Certiorari denied.

MR. JUSTICE BRENNAN and MR. 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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