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Supreme Court To Hear Death Row Appeal Concerning IQ Test
Supreme Court To Hear Death Row Appeal Concerning IQ Test

The Supreme Court announced that it would hear an appeal from a death row inmate in Florida who was ruled mentally disabled in 1992 but later found to be competent after receiving the minimum score on an IQ test. The Court will now decide whether the man is competent and if ...

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Blog posts in October, 2013

  • Sixth Circuit Reverses Lower Court In First-Degree Murder Case

    Jasubhai K Desai v. Raymond Booker This case begins with a doctor, Jasubhai Desai, and a nurse, Anna Marie Turetzky, agreeing to open a medical clinic ...

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  • TN Supreme Court Affirms Attempted Murder Conviction

    The Tennessee Supreme Court released an opinion,Tennessee v. Kevin Anthony Dickson, earlier this week that affirmed the attempted murder conviction ...

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  • Mug Shot Websites Receive Scrutiny From Lawmakers

    A recent New York Times story dealt with the surprising issue of mug shots available online and how these commercial operations can end up haunting ...

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  • Supreme Court To Hear Tennessee Case Regarding Gun Ban For Domestic Abusers

    U.S. v. Castleman The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a Tennessee case about whether one man's conviction for domestic assault is sufficient to ...

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  • Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Anonymous Tip Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear a criminal case out of California so it can decide whether police are allowed to stop cars based solely on an ...

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  • Despite Name, Criminal Contempt Not Actually A Crime According To Tennessee Supreme Court

    Criminal Contempt in Tennessee The Tennessee Supreme Court decided in the Tracy Rose Baker v. Tennessee case, that criminal contempt does not equal a ...

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