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Criminal Law: Murder-Death Sentence-“Mentally Retarded” Exception

Defendant appealed from the judgment of sentence of death imposed following his conviction for the murder of a fellow inmate at the mental health facility where they were both incarcerated. On appeal, defendant argued that his mental retardation or intellectual deficiencies rendered him ineligible for the death penalty. Where defendant lacked evidence of the age of ...
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