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28 May 2014, 6:43 am by Jeff Welty
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), the Court prohibited the imposition of the death penalty on mentally retarded defendants. [read post]
22 May 2007, 2:52 pm
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), and came unexpectedly across a lesson in storytelling. [read post]
21 Jan 2008, 9:20 pm
Virginia 536 U.S. 304 (2002) ) we now know the reason the prosecutor's are so angry: Mr. [read post]
9 Feb 2016, 9:49 am by Jon Sands
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), and remanded with instructions to grant the writ and order the state courts to resentence the petitioner to something other than death.The petitioner was convicted of sexual assault and first-degree murder in 1982, and filed his federal habeas petition in 1987, before the effective date of AEDPA. [read post]
28 May 2014, 11:59 am by Laurel Davis
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002) that execution of the mentally disabled violates the Eighth Amendment. [read post]
26 Feb 2014, 1:20 pm by asimon
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002) that the eighth amendment categorically forbids people with intellectual disabilities from being sentenced to death and executed. [read post]
21 Sep 2007, 8:01 pm
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), describing the same crime. [read post]
21 Sep 2007, 8:01 pm
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), describing the same crime. [read post]
4 Mar 2010, 4:58 pm
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), section 921.137, Florida Statutes (2009), and Cherry v. [read post]
7 Nov 2013, 10:55 am by library
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002) when the court held that executions of mentally disabled criminals are ‘cruel and unusual punishments’ prohibited by the Eighth Amendment. [read post]
8 Apr 2012, 10:00 am by Zachary Spilman
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002)), and that issue has been litigated extensively in the military appellate courts in this case. [read post]
10 Apr 2007, 9:59 pm
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), that the Eighth Amendment prohibited the execution of mentally retarded offenders, the Court punted all tough administrative issues by leaving to the states "the task of developing appropriate ways to enforce the constitutional restriction upon its execution of sentences. [read post]
2 Jun 2011, 6:56 am by Bradley R. Hall, E.D. Mich.
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304, 316 (2002), the Supreme Court held that mentally retarded defendants are “less culpable than average criminals” and therefore may not be executed. [read post]
23 Jun 2008, 4:14 pm
Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), which held that executing the mentally retarded was cruel and inhuman punishment). [read post]