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.


"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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