Sotomayor Opinion Upholds Death Sentence for Low-IQ Inmate

Wood v. Allen, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections. US Supreme Court Case No. 08-9156. In an opinion by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence for an Alabama inmate who claimed his counsel was ineffective for failing to introduce evidence of his low IQ.
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