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Criminal –  Death row inmate receives reprieve (access required)

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the state court erred in not allowing an expert for a convicted murderer to testify on the probability of the defendant committing future violent acts in prison, which went directly to the dangerousness aggravator the jury relied on to sentence him to death. The exclusion of evidence ...

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