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  • 1. Gregg v. Georgia<br />Karin Yndestad and Megan Kalafut<br />
  • 2. Background Information<br />Accused<br />Troy Leon Gregg<br />Floyd Allen<br />Victims<br />Fred Simmons<br />Bob Moore<br />Bodies of Moore and Simmons discovered in ditch<br />Gregg and Allen found and arrested<br />
  • 3. Case Information<br />Gregg found guilty of armed robbery and murder<br />Georgia Supreme Court upheld death sentence<br />Gregg appealed to U.S. Supreme Court<br />
  • 4. Constitutional Issue<br />“Cruel and Unusual Punishment”<br />Eighth Amendment<br />Fourteenth Amendment<br />
  • 5. Decision: 7-2 in favor of Georgia<br />Concurring<br />Stevens<br />White<br />Stewart (gave court opinion)<br />Blackmun<br />Powell<br />Burger (Chief Justice)<br />Rehnquist<br />Dissenting<br />Marshall<br /> pointless <br />Brennan<br />inhumane<br />
  • 6. Lasting Impact<br />Established a precedent<br />Reinforced the idea that the death sentence is “okay”<br />
  • 7. Interactive Question<br />What is the writer’s opinion on the death penalty?<br />Who is the man in the glasses supposed to represent?<br />
  • 8. Bibliography<br />&quot;Gregg v. Georgia.&quot; On The Docket. Web. 22 Feb. 2010. &lt;www.onthedocket.org&gt;.<br />The McGraw-Hill Company, Inc. &quot;Gregg v. Georgia: The Constitutionality of the Death Penalty.&quot; Letter. MS.<br />Stus Views. &quot;Gregg V. Georgia.&quot; Cartoon. Stus Views. 02-09. Web. 22 Feb. 2010. &lt;www.stus.com&gt;.<br />

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