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MAY v. COLLINS

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


January 14, 1991

MAY, JUSTIN LEE, PETITIONER
v.
COLLINS, JAMES A., DIRECTOR, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, INSTITUTIONAL DIVISION

ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT.

Rehnquist, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter. Justice Marshall, dissenting.

The petition for writ of certiorari is denied.

Justice Marshall dissenting:

Adhering to my view 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, 231 (1976), I would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

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