Davis v. Georgia - 429 U.S. 122 (1976)
U.S. Supreme Court
Davis v. Georgia, 429 U.S. 122 (1976)
Davis v. Georgia
Decided December 6, 1976
429 U.S. 122
Petitioner's death sentence for murder cannot be carried out where one prospective juror was excluded from the jury for cause for merely expressing scruples against the death penalty, rather than being irrevocably committed to vote against it. Witherspoon v. Illinois, 391 U. S. 510.
Certiorari granted; 236 Ga. 804, 225 S.E.2d 241, reversed and remanded.