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Atkins v. Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), is a case in which the Supreme Court of the United ... Atkins v. Virginia. Seal of the United States Supreme Court.svg · Supreme .... in a felony murder and commuted Atkins's sentence to life in prison.
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Under the Eighth Amendment, a state cannot sentence a defendant to death ... ATKINS v. VIRGINIA. CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA No . .... As Justice Stewart explained in Robinson: "Even one day in prison would be a ..... LA, Louisiana Poll, Poll 104, Q. 9 (Apr. 2001), 2001, 68% no 19% yes 11% no ...
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