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Atkins v. Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002), is a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 6-3 that executing people with intellectual disabilities violates the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishments, but states can define who has intellectual disability. Twelve years later in Hall v. Florida the ...


Jun 20, 2002 ... Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D. C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors, in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES ...


He was charged by the respondent, the State of Louisiana, with the aggravated rape of his then-8-year-old stepdaughter. After a jury trial petitioner .... Atkins, supra, at 311. The Amendment “draw[s] its meaning from the evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society.” Trop v. Dulles, 356 U. S. 86, ...


Feb 10, 2016 ... FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT. No. 12-30256. KEVAN BRUMFIELD,. Petitioner - Appellee v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN, LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY, ... his Atkins claim. The Supreme Court reversed and remanded, holding that. Brumfield had indeed satisfied the requirements of 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d) and.


Aug 10, 2007 ... Whether the Eighth Amendment's Cruel and. Unusual Punishment Clause permits a State to punish the crime of rape of a child with the death penalty. 2. If so, whether Louisiana's capital rape statute violates the Eighth Amendment insofar as it fails genuinely to narrow the class of such offenders eligible for ...


Dec 16, 1999 ... Supreme Court of the United States .... Atkins v. Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002) ... 18, 33, 34, 56. Bethley v. Louisiana, 520 U.S. 1259 (1997) ...17, 25, 36. Buford v. Florida, 454 U.S. 1164 (1982) ....................35. Coker v. Georgia, 433 U.S. 584 ..... ated in a state prison facility, and the victim was engaged in his ...


v. LOUISIANA,. Respondent. ______. On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Louisiana Supreme Court. ______. PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI ..... state authorities that petitioner could have abused L.H.. In mid-March, the State arrested petitioner and placed him in jail. Shortly thereafter, on April 7, 1998, the  ...


Feb 23, 2012 ... Before the Court is Kevan Brumfield"s petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed against. Burl Cain, the warden of the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana. Brumfield asks this Court to declare him mentally retarded and ineligible for the death penalty under Atkins v. Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002).


Aug 31, 2015 ... v. STATE OF LOUISIANA. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI. TO THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA. BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE STATE OF. MICHIGAN ..... here is whether this decision applies retroactively. The answer directly affects the administration of justice in the States. While federal prisons hold only.