June 25, 1990
HOPKINSON, MARK, PETITIONER
SHILLINGER, WARDEN, ET AL.
On Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Denied. Reported below: 866 F.2d 1185 and 888 F.2d 1286.
Rehnquist, Brennan, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy. Justice Brennan and Justice Marshall dissenting.
The petition for writ of certiorari 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.
© 1998 VersusLaw Inc.