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BEAM v. IDAHO

March 14, 1989

BEAM, ALBERT RAY, PETITIONER
v.
IDAHO



Sup. Ct. Idaho; Reported below: 115 Idaho 208, 766 P. 2d 678

Rehnquist, Brennan, White, Marshall, Blackmun, Stevens, O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy

The application to continue stay of execution of death warrant presented to Justice O'Connor and by her referred to the Court is denied. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.

Disposition

Certiorari 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 the application for stay of execution and the petition for a writ of certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

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