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United States Supreme Court

LYNAUGH v. PETTY, (1987)

No. 85-1656

Argued: March 3, 1987    Decided: March 25, 1987

    Certiorari dismissed. Reported below: 779 F.2d 299.

Charles A. Palmer, Assistant Attorney General of Texas, argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs were Jim Mattox, Attorney General, Mary F. Keller, Executive Assistant Attorney General, and F. Scott McCown and William C. Zapalac, Assistant Attorneys General.

John R. Breihan by appointment of the Court, 479 U.S. 808 , argued the cause and filed a brief for respondent. *  


The writ of certiorari is dismissed as improvidently granted.

[ Footnote * ] Larry W. Yackle and George Kannar filed a brief for the American Civil Liberties Union et al. as amici curiae urging affirmance. [480 U.S. 699, 700]  

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