A Divided High Court Strikes Down IQ Rules In Fla. Death Penalty

May 27, 2014

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Florida rule requiring a defendant’s IQ to be 70 or below before that defendant could seek to avoid the death penalty for reasons of mental retardation.

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