Could a state trial court retroactively apply a ruling from its supreme court that abolished the diminished-capacity defense?
See “Can state retroactively abolish diminished-capacity defense?”
Lancaster v. Metrish, No. 12-547.Certiorari granted: Jan. 18, 2013. Ruling below: 683 F.3d 740 (6th Cir. 2012).
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