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COCHRAN v. ALABAMA

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


April 27, 1987

COCHRAN, JAMES WILLIE, PETITIONER
v.
ALABAMA

Sup. Ct. Ala. Reported below: 500 So. 2d 1064. [See also Nos. 86-1452 and 86-6474.]

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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