Gregg V. Georgia Case Brief Summary

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Gregg v. Georgia Ware, 1 Gregg v. Georgia: Death Penalty Cheyenne Ware Liberty High School 3AB ? Gregg v. Georgia, decided July 2, 1976, was a case that has influenced a lot of cases after it. This is due to the fact it defined it the constitutionality of the death penalty and how extreme of an offence one must commit in order to receive the death penalty, as well as overturning the decision of Furman v. Georgia (Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2015 A) (Cornell University, 2015). In Furman v. Georgia, Furman was in the process of robbing is home when a resident of the home noticed him. Once discovered he decided to exit the scene of the crime and when he did he stumbled and the gun he was carrying fell and went off, killing the resident who discovered him. Furman was found guilty of murder and was given the death penalty (Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2015 D). In Gregg v. Georgia, Troy Leon Gregg was found guilty of two counts of armed robbery as well as two counts of…show more content…
Georgia, once finally decided, declared that the death penalty is legal as long as it?s under the correct pretenses (Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2015 A). ? References? Chicago-Kent College of Law. (2015)A. Gregg v. Georgia. Retrieved from https://www.oyez.org/cases/1975/74-6257 Cornell University. (2015). Gregg v. Georgia. Retrieved from https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/428/153? Lectic Law Library. (1995). Gregg v. Georgia, 1976. Retrieved from http://www.lectlaw.com/files/case26.htm Chicago-Kent College of Law. (2015)B. Jurek v. Texas. Retrieved from https://www.oyez.org/cases/1975/75-5394 Chicago-Kent College of Law. (2015)C. Roberts v. Louisiana. Retrieved from https://www.oyez.org/cases/1975/75-5844 Chicago-Kent College of Law. (2015)D. Furman v. Georgia. Retrieved from https://www.oyez.org/cases/1971/69-5030 ?This should be on the first line of the page, and if you used a page break that would solve the problem. ?Not the correct

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