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CHANEY v. OKLAHOMA.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


June 6, 1983

CHANEY
v.
OKLAHOMA.

Ct. Crim. App. Okla.

Application for stay of execution of sentence of death, presented to JUSTICE WHITE, and by him referred to the Court, denied. JUSTICE BRENNAN would grant the application. Certiorari denied.

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

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