SCOTUS Finds Florida Death Penalty Statute Re Mentally Disabled Unconstitutional in Hall v Florida

 Today, the United States Supreme Court held that the Florida statutory method for determining who is mentally disabled as a mitigating factor that bars the imposition of the death penalty to be UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

From SCOTUS:

"The State’s threshold requirement, as interpreted by the Florida Supreme Court, is unconstitutional."

Read the entire opinion in the Terence Lenamon Online Library.

 

 

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