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Gregg v. Georgia
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Gregg v. Georgia
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Appellant was found guilty of two counts of armed robbery and two counts of murder. The jury returned a verdict with a sentence of death on all counts. The Georgia State Supreme Court vacated the death sentences for armed robbery. Appellant argued that Furman v. Georgia made the imposition of the death penalty unconstitutional per se.
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