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Hall v. Thaler

Petition for certiorari denied on October 18, 2010
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-37 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2010

Issue: (1) Whether an IQ below seventy and substantial adaptive limitations that satisfy the clinical definition of mental retardation fail to shield a defendant from execution when those limitations may have been caused, even in part, by “environmental” factors; and (2) whether Texas’s approach to assessing adaptive limitations violates established precedent.

Briefs and Documents

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