Furman v. GeorgiaAnnotate this Case
408 U.S. 238 (1972)
U.S. Supreme Court
Furman v. Georgia, 408 U.S. 238 (1972)
Furman v. Georgia
Argued January 17, 1972
Decided June 29, 1972
408 U.S. 238
Imposition and carrying out of death penalty in these cases held to constitute cruel and unusual punishment in violation of Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments.
No. 69-5003, 225 Ga. 253, 167 S.D.2d 628; No. 69-5030, 225 Ga. 790, 171 S.D.2d 501; No. 69-5031, 447 S.W.2d 932, reversed and remanded.
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