Wed., June 18, 2014 3:41am
Georgia's first execution with its new secret source of lethal injection drugs went mostly as planned Tuesday night, despite concerns that it...
Mon., June 16, 2014 8:26am
Marcus Wellons is set to be the first person executed with Georgia's new secret source of lethal injection drugs.
Wed., May 28, 2014 8:46am
In 2002 the court made it clear in a Virginia case that no state may execute the intellectually disabled. Tuesday’s ruling in a Florida case picks up...
Thu., October 24, 2013 4:00pm
Georgia’s uniquely high judicial standard for determining if a defendant is mentally retarded took center stage at a hearing Thursday at the state...
Thu., October 24, 2013 9:26am
Georgia state lawmakers are taking a close look at a law that requires death penalty defendants to prove beyond a doubt they are mentally disabled to...
Mon., October 21, 2013 9:42am
The state that was the first to pass a law prohibiting the execution of mentally disabled death row inmates is revisiting a requirement for...
Mon., October 7, 2013 6:53pm
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the case of a Georgia death row inmate whose lawyers say he is mentally disabled and shouldn...
Mon., August 26, 2013 5:11pm
The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously agreed Monday to reconsider a stay of execution. It’s for death row inmate Warren Lee Hill.
Mon., August 12, 2013 5:00am
Attorneys for the death row inmate Warren Lee Hill have until the end of the day Monday to respond to the latest appeal in his case.
Fri., July 26, 2013 6:03pm
The Georgia Attorney General’s Office filed an application for appeal late Friday with the state Supreme Court in the case of Warren Lee Hill.