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JOHNSON v. TEXAS

Docket No.: 92-5653
Argued: April 26, 1993
Decided: June 24, 1993

Topics:

Amendment 8: Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Criminal Procedure, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Death Penalty, Eighth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Voir Dire, capital murder, habeas, habeas corpus, murder, stare decisis

PartyNames: JOHNSON v. TEXAS
Petitioner: Johnson
Respondent: Texas

Court Below: The Court Of Criminal Appeals Of Texas
Citation: 773 S. W. 2d 322
Supreme Court Docket

Johnson
v.
Texas
509 U.S. 350 (1993)
Other Citations: (113 S.Ct. 2658, 125 L.Ed.2d 290)

JOHNSON v. TEXAS
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 26, 1993

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Texas, 4 vote(s) against
Vote: 5-4
Majority: Kennedy,Chief Justice Roberts Rehnquist,White,Scalia,Thomas
Concurring: Scalia,Thomas
Dissenting: O'Connor,Blackmun,Stevens,Souter
Opinion By:

JOHNSON v. TEXAS
Case Documents

1Opinion in JOHNSON v. TEXAS
2Opinion in JOHNSON v. TEXAS
Additional documents for this case are pending review.