Gregg v. Georgia (1976)

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Gregg v. Georgia (1976) was a SCOTUS decision where the Court ruled that the death penalty for a convicted murderer was not in itself a violation of the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.

Citation: 28 U.S. 153 (1976)


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Last Modified: 07/06/2021

 

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