June 22, 1987
BANNISTER, ALAN JEFFREY, PETITIONER
Ct. App. Mo., Southern Dist. Reported below: 726 S. W. 2d 821. (See also Nos. 86-1736, 86-5678, 86-6816, and 86-6844, supra.)
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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