February 22, 1988
SHURN, KEITH, PETITIONER
Sup. Ct. Ill. Reported below: 117 Ill.2d 317, 512 N.E.2d 1183
Rehnquist, Brennan, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy
The petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois is 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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