Wood v. Allen
Holding: The Court upheld a death sentence, rejecting the defendant's claim that his defense attorney had failed to properly investigate or introduce evidence that the defendant's IQ being well below average.
Judgment: Affirmed, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Sonia Sotomayor on January 20, 2010. Justices Stevens filed a dissenting opinion, joined by Justice Kennedy.
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