February 25, 1991
LANDRUM, LAWRENCE, PETITIONER
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF OHIO.
Rehnquist, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter. Justice Marshall dissenting.
The petition for writ of certiorari is denied.
Justice Marshall dissenting:
Adhering to my view 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, 231 (1976), I would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.
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