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SPENKELINK v. WAINWRIGHT

March 26, 1979

SPENKELINK
v.
WAINWRIGHT, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF OFFENDER REHABILITATION OF FLORIDA.



C.A. 5th Cir. Reported below: 578 F.2d 582.

Motions of Association of the Bar of the City of New York and American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. et al. for leave to file briefs as amici curiae granted. Certiorari denied.

MR. JUSTICE BRENNAN and MR. 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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