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JONES v. BAIR

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


November 16, 1987

JONES, WILLIE LEROY, PETITIONER
v.
BAIR, TONI, SUPERINTENDENT, MECKLENBURG CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Sup. Ct. Va.

Rehnquist, Brennan, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia

The petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Virginia is denied.

Disposition

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 this case.

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