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DIX v. GEORGIA AND COLLIER V. GEORGIA.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


March 24, 1980

DIX
v.
GEORGIA

AND COLLIER
v.
GEORGIA.

Sup. Ct. Ga. Reported below: No. 79-5920, 238 Ga. 209, 232 S.E. 2d 47, and 244 Ga. 464, 260 S.E. 2d 863; No. 79-5994, 244 Ga. 553, 261 S.E. 2d 364.

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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