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Warren Hill Execution

'Mentally Disabled' Inmate's Execution Stayed At Last Minute

Simon McCormack | Posted 07.15.2013 | Crime

The scheduled execution of Georgia death row inmate Warren Hill has been stayed. The Atlantic reports that "A state court trial judge this afternoo...

'Mentally Disabled Man' Set To Be Executed

Simon McCormack | Posted 07.12.2013 | Crime

Georgia is just days away from executing a man who, experts said, is mentally disabled. Unless the Supreme Court intervenes, Warren Hill will be pu...

Court Won't Stop Execution Of Inmate With 'Mental Retardation'

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 07.15.2013 | Crime

ATLANTA -- A federal appeals court that had blocked the scheduled February execution of a Georgia man whose lawyers say is mentally disabled has lifte...

Anatomy of a Close Call: A Death Race in Georgia

Martin Clancy | Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime
Martin Clancy

The legal paradoxes in our patchwork system of capital punishment go way beyond precedent and procedure. They can be found even on a label. Remember that supply of pentobarbital and the argument over prescriptions?

Inmate's Life Temporarily Stayed, But He Faces Uphill Battle

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 04.23.2013 | Crime

ATLANTA — A federal appeals court gave a Georgia death row inmate a temporary last-minute reprieve because doctors changed their minds and now b...

'Mildly Mentally Retarded' Inmate's Life Spared In Last Minute Decision

Posted 02.19.2013 | Crime

A "mildly mentally retarded" Georgia inmate who was scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday night was granted a stay of execution shortly before he w...

The Supreme Court Must Stop the Execution of Warren Hill

Eric Jacobson | Posted 04.13.2013 | Crime
Eric Jacobson

On February 19, 2013, Georgia plans to execute Warren Hill, a man with an intellectual disability. Mr. Hill has exhausted his appeals. If the Supreme Court does not act, a man with an undisputed intellectual disability will be unconstitutionally put to death next week.

Georgia Wants to Execute Warren Hill

David A. Love | Posted 09.22.2012 | Crime
David A. Love

Unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes, the state of Georgia will execute a man that everyone agrees is mentally retarded. A state court determined that a decade ago.

Supreme Court: Protect Intellectually Disabled GA Man From Execution

Margaret Nygren | Posted 09.22.2012 | Crime
Margaret Nygren

Tonight, the state of Georgia is set to execute Warren Hill, a 52-year-old African-American man with an undisputed IQ of 70. He has received widespread support for clemency. Now, only the United States Supreme Court can protect Mr. Hill from execution.

Michael McLaughlin

Georgia Denies Clemency For Mentally Disabled Death Row Prisoner | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.16.2012 | Crime

Georgia officials rejected an appeal for clemency from a death row inmate his lawyers say is mentally disabled, setting the stage for his execution on...