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    MCKAY v. TEXAS , 479 U.S. 871 (1986)

    U.S. Supreme Court

    MCKAY v. TEXAS , 479 U.S. 871 (1986)

    479 U.S. 871

    David W. McKAY, petitioner,
    No. 85-6831

    Supreme Court of the United States

    October 6, 1986

    Petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.


    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, 2950, 2973 (1976), we would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

    Justice SCALIA took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.[ McKay v. Texas 479 U.S. 871 (1986) ]

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