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LEGARE v. GEORGIA SMITH

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


December 3, 1979

LEGARE
v.
GEORGIA

SMITH, AKA MACHETTI
v.
HURLEY, ACTING WARDEN.

Super. Ct. Ga., Baldwin County. Reported below: No. 79-5391, 243 Ga. 744, 257 S.E. 2d 247.

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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