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HAWKINS v. TEXAS

decided: October 13, 1981.

HAWKINS
v.
TEXAS



Ct. Crim. App. Tex. Reported below: 613 S. W. 2d 720.

Motion of American Civil Liberties Union et al. for leave to file a brief as amici curiae granted. 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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