Stewart v. Massachusetts
408 U.S. 845 (1972)

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Stewart v. Massachusetts, 408 U.S. 845 (1972)

Stewart v. Massachusetts

No. 71-5446

Decided June 29, 1972

408 U.S. 845

Syllabus

Imposition and carrying out of death penalty in this case held to constitute cruel and unusual punishment in violation of Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments. Furman. v. Georgia, ante, p. 408 U. S. 238. ___ Mass. ___, 270 N.E.2d 811, vacated and remanded.

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