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Baker Vs. Zant - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number458 U.S. 1115
AppellantBaker
RespondentZant
Excerpt:
baker v. zant - 458 u.s. 1115 (1982) u.s. supreme court baker v. zant , 458 u.s. 1115 (1982) 458 u.s. 1115 daniel joseph baker, petitioner, v. walter d. zant, warden, georgia diagnostic and classification center no. 81-6657 supreme court of the united states june 28, 1982 petition for writ of certiorari to the superior court of georgia, butts county. 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, 2971, 2973 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.[ baker v. zant 458 u.s. 1115 .....
Judgment:
BAKER v. ZANT - 458 U.S. 1115 (1982)
U.S. Supreme Court BAKER v. ZANT , 458 U.S. 1115 (1982)

458 U.S. 1115

Daniel Joseph BAKER, petitioner,
v.
Walter D. ZANT, Warden, Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center
No. 81-6657

Supreme Court of the United States

June 28, 1982

Petition for writ of

certiorari to the Superior Court of Georgia, Butts County.

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, 2971, 2973 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.[ Baker v. Zant 458 U.S. 1115 (1982) ]


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