Category: The Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court To Review Florida Murder Case And Death Sentence

August 16, 2022

When is an IQ low enough for a person to be considered mentally retarded? The United States Supreme Court made a decision in October 2013 to revisit a 2002 ruling in which the justices decided it was cruel and unusual punishment to execute a person who had been determined to be mentally retarded or affected […]

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Death Penalty Case Of Man Ruled Mentally Retarded

August 16, 2022

The United States Supreme Court heard arguments March 3 in the case of a Florida man who was convicted in 1978 of killing a pregnant woman and a sheriff’s deputy. We first wrote of the case in December. The case involves Freddie Lee Hall, who had been found mentally retarded but still sentenced to death. […]