Warren Hill Granted Stay of Execution

Update: The decision to halt the execution was announced less than an hour before its scheduled time. 

Warren Hill (The Guardian)
Warren Hill (The Guardian)

5. Just months after the supreme court ban was imposed, a Georgia court found that Hill was “mentally retarded” by a “preponderance of the evidence”. In plain English, he was likely to be “mentally retarded” and fall into the very category of prisoner who the supreme court had just declared must not be executed …

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