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WILLIAMS v. KING

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


December 12, 1983

WILLIAMS
v.
KING, SECRETARY, LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, ET AL.

C.A. 5th Cir. Reported below: 719 F.2d 730.

Application for stay of execution of sentence of death, addressed to JUSTICE BRENNAN and referred to the Court, denied. JUSTICE BRENNAN and JUSTICE MARSHALL would grant the application for stay. 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 sentence in this case.

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