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This Article surveys the death penalty decisions of the Georgia Supreme Court from June 1, 2002 through May 31, 2003.' The cases discussed include those heard by the supreme court on interim appeal, on direct appeal, and on review of habeas corpus decisions. Focusing on the court's decisions that affect the trial and appeal of death penalty cases, this Article, with some exceptions, does not discuss holdings in capital cases that are common to all criminal appeals. Four recent decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States are included