February 23, 1987
HOVEY, RICHARD A., PETITIONER
DANIEL J. MCCARTHY, DIRECTOR, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Sup. Ct. Cal. (See also Nos. 86-568, 86-1131, 86-6049, 86-6133, 86-6150, 86-1079, and 86-1025.)
Motion of petitioner to defer consideration of the petition for writ of certiorari 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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