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5 Apr 2007, 8:16 am
In 2002, in Atkins v Virginia, theUS Supreme Court outlawed the execution of people withretardation. [read post]
11 Mar 2007, 3:17 am
An article entitled Death penalty ban could be a possibility in N.C. leads the news roundup: Proponents of passing a two-year ban on capital punishment in North Carolina say they have a better chance this year of pushing through a death penalty moratorium then in any time in recent memory.As evidence, they point to several key factors which they say make the climate right in Raleigh for putting such a ban — albeit temporary — in place. [read post]
9 Jun 2006, 1:00 am
[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Virginia [official website] has ordered [text, PDF; summary] a new trial for death row inmate Daryl Atkins, instructing the trial court to determine whether Atkins is mentally retarded and therefore ineligible for the death penalty [JURIST news archive] after the 2002 US Supreme Court ruling in Atkins v. [read post]
24 Jan 2006, 12:24 pm
McLaughlin scored a 70 on that test, which qualifies him as mentally retarded and not morally culpable, following the 2002 ruling of Atkins v Virginia. [read post]
17 Oct 2005, 5:43 am
The unsigned opinion [PDF text] comes three years after the Court barred executions of the mentally retarded [Atkins v. [read post]
25 Jul 2005, 11:49 am
[JURIST] Jury selection began today for the competency trial of Daryl Atkins, the plaintiff in the 2002 Supreme Court case Atkins v. [read post]
21 Apr 2004, 2:40 pm
Supreme Court in 2002, just hours before his sentence was to be carried out, in light of the Court's finding in Atkins v. [read post]
16 Feb 2004, 10:48 pm
In Tuesday's US law and business press, the Texas Lawyer reports that the TX Court of Criminal Appeals has set standards to follow for Atkins v. [read post]
11 Dec 2003, 6:21 am
In the US law and business press Thursday, the Recorder reports that in its first order in response to the US Supreme Court's ruling in Atkins v. [read post]