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WILLIE TERION WASHINGTON v. TEXAS

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


June 26, 1989

WILLIE TERION WASHINGTON, PETITIONER
v.
TEXAS

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

The applications for stays of mandates presented to Justice White and by him referred to the Court are denied. The petition for writ of certiorari is 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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