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MEEKS v. FLORIDA DUFFY V. TEXAS ALDERMAN V. GEORGIA AND STEPHENS V. HOPPER

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


November 27, 1978

MEEKS
v.
FLORIDA

DUFFY
v.
TEXAS

ALDERMAN
v.
GEORGIA

AND STEPHENS
v.
HOPPER, WARDEN.

Sup. Ct. Fla.; Ct. Crim. App. Tex.; Sup. Ct. Ga.; Sup. Ct. Ga. Reported below: No. 76-6882, 339 So. 2d 186; No. 78-5225, 567 S.W. 2d 197; No. 78-5490, 241 Ga. 496, 246 S.E. 2d 642; and No. 78-5544, 241 Ga. 596, 247 S.E. 2d 92.

Certiorari denied.

MR. JUSTICE BRENNAN and MR. 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 sentences in these cases.

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