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DAVIS v. ILLINOIS.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


November 28, 1983

DAVIS
v.
ILLINOIS.

Sup. Ct. Ill. Reported below: 95 Ill. 2d 1, 447 N.E. 2d 353.

Motion of petitioner to defer consideration of the petition for writ of certiorari and for other relief denied. 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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