Furman v. Georgia

Furman was burglarizing a private home when a family member discovered him. He attempted to flee, and in doing so... Continued

Jurek v. Texas

After his conviction by a Texas trial court for murder and the imposition of the death penalty, Jurek challenged the... Continued

Roberts v. Louisiana

Following his conviction for first-degree murder, and subsequent imposition of a death sentence, Roberts challenged... Continued

Lockett v. Ohio

An Ohio law required that individuals found guilty of aggravated murder be given the death penalty. The death penalty... Continued