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Legal Cases Cited

Furman v. Georgia. 1972. 408 U.S. 238. Gregg v. Georgia. 1976. 428 U.S. 153F. Lamar v. Coffield. 1977. 951 F. Supp. 629. Ruiz v. Estelle. 1980. 503 F. Supp. 1265.

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