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CHRISTY v. PENNSYLVANIA

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


May 18, 1987

CHRISTY, LAWRENCE, PETITIONER
v.
PENNSYLVANIA

Sup. Ct. Pa. Reported below: 511 Pa. 490, 515 A. 2d 832. (See also Nos. 86-1522, 86-1669, 86-6568, and 86-6612.)

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.

19870518

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