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LINDSEY v. LOUISIANA. SUP. CT. LA. LARETTE V. MISSOURI. SUP. CT. MO. SMITH V. MISSOURI. SUP. CT. MO. HOPKINSON V. WYOMING. SUP. CT. WYO. CRAIG ET AL. V. NORTH CAROLINA. SUP. CT. N.C. AND JAMES V. LOUISIANA.

October 11, 1983

LINDSEY
v.
LOUISIANA. SUP. CT. LA.

LARETTE
v.
MISSOURI. SUP. CT. MO.

SMITH
v.
MISSOURI. SUP. CT. MO.

HOPKINSON
v.
WYOMING. SUP. CT. WYO.

CRAIG ET AL
v.
NORTH CAROLINA. SUP. CT. N.C.

AND JAMES
v.
LOUISIANA.



Sup. Ct. La. Reported below: No. 82-6973, 428 So. 2d 420; No. 82-6979, 648 S.W. 2d 96; No. 83-5077, 649 S.W.2d 417; No. 83-5124, 664 P. 2d 43; No. 83-5146, 308 N.C. 446, 302 S.E. 2d 740; No. 83-5366, 431 So. 2d 399.

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 the cases.

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