Death Penalty Pending 1976

Congressmen from Georgia sent this resolution urging the Supreme Court to “expedite” its decision about the constitutionality of the new capital punishment statute. ‘’Gregg’’ v. ‘’Georgia’’, one of the 10 cases listed here, reaffirmed the constitutionality of capital punishment if certain procedures were met.

National Archives, Records of the Supreme Court of the United States

Death Penalty Pending