June 30, 1988
BARRIENTES, ANTONIO, PETITIONER
C.A. 11th Cir.; Reported below: 752 S.W. 2d 524.
Rehnquist, Brennan, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy
The petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas 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.
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