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MCKAY v. TEXAS, 479 U.S. 871 (1986)

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United States Supreme Court

MCKAY v. TEXAS(1986)

No. 85-6831

Argued: Decided: October 06, 1986

Petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.


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, 2950, 2973 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

Justice SCALIA took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.[ McKay v. Texas 479 U.S. 871 (1986) ]

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