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STAFFORD v. OKLAHOMA.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


May 29, 1984

STAFFORD
v.
OKLAHOMA.

Ct. Crim. App. Okla. Reported below: 665 P. 2d 1205.

Motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and certiorari granted. Judgment vacated and case remanded for further consideration in light of Strickland v. Washington, 466 U.S. 668 (1984).

JUSTICE BRENNAN and JUSTICE MARSHALL:

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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