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4 Jun 2009, 6:41 am
At issue in the case was whether double jeopardy barred Ohio from holding a hearing to determine the mental competency of an inmate sentenced to death before Atkins v. [read post]
2 Jun 2009, 2:56 am
Both also agreed that the death specifications outweighed mitigation beyon a reasonable doubt and therefore affirmed his death sentence.In 2002, the United States Supreme Court decided Atkins v. [read post]
1 Jun 2009, 3:17 pm by Paul M. Rashkind
A State court’s determination that a defendant’s mental retardation was a mitigating factor in the penalty phase of a capital case does not trigger Double Jeopardy issue preclusion, and foreclose the question whether, in the wake of the subsequently-decided decision in Atkins v. [read post]
1 Jun 2009, 12:47 pm
  Six years later, of course, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Atkins v. [read post]
1 Jun 2009, 11:16 am
We don't execute the mentally retarded in this country; this has been held to violate the Eighth Amendment as being cruel and unusual punishment in Atkins v. [read post]
28 Apr 2009, 12:33 pm
The Ohio Supreme Court had affirmed the conviction and death sentence in 1996.In a 2002 case, Atkins v. [read post]
27 Apr 2009, 4:14 am
Oral Argument Preview In Atkins v. [read post]
1 Apr 2009, 7:49 am
Virginia: the use of foreign state counting. [read post]
26 Jan 2009, 5:57 pm
  The piece is titled "Of Atkins and Men: Deviations from Clinical Definitions of Mental Retardation in Death Penalty Cases", and here is the abstract: Under Atkins v. [read post]
16 Jan 2009, 11:11 am
Bies Issue: Whether the holding of a state post-conviction hearing to determine the mental capacity of a capital defendant whose death sentence was affirmed before Atkins v. [read post]
22 Dec 2008, 10:30 pm
Issue: Whether under United States v. [read post]
8 Dec 2008, 3:05 pm
The Court, in barring execution of the mentally retarded in Atkins v. [read post]