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Criminal No relief for death row inmate claiming intellectual disability (access required)

A death row inmate could not attempt to re-adjudicate the denial of his previous petition for habeas relief, which had claimed that his sentence violated the Eighth Amendment because he was intellectually disabled, by moving to reopen those proceedings based on a change in the law. Background In 1995, a North Carolina jury convicted Timothy Richardson of ...

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