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Lambrix v. Singletary

Docket No.: 96-5658
Argued: January 15, 1997
Decided: May 12, 1997

Topics:

Criminal Procedure, Habeas Corpus, EPA, Eighth Amendment, criminal procedure, habeas, habeas corpus, harmless error, murder

PartyNames: Cary Michael LAMBRIX, Petitioner, v. Harry K. SINGLETARY, Jr., Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections.
Petitioner: Lambrix
Respondent: Singletary

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 72 F.3d 1500
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Lambrix
v.
Singletary
520 U.S. 518 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1517137 L.Ed.2d 771 (520 U.S.
Question:

Can a Florida killer's death sentence be challenged even though it was based on aggravating factors later ruled to be unconstitutional?

Lambrix v. Singletary
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 15, 1997

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Singletary, 4 vote(s) against
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