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BAKER v. ZANT, 458 U.S. 1115 (1982)

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United States Supreme Court

BAKER v. ZANT(1982)

No. 81-6657

Argued: Decided: June 28, 1982

Petition for writ of

certiorari to the Superior Court of Georgia, Butts County.


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, 2971, 2973 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.[ Baker v. Zant 458 U.S. 1115 (1982) ]

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