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    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,
    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.


    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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