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Supremes halt 2 executions over ineffective assistance claims (access required)

The Supreme Court granted two stays of execution this week, both on claims that the inmates' attorneys performed ineffectively. On Monday night the Court issued an order granting a stay at Arizona inmate Daniel Wayne Cook on his claim that his lawyers failed to offer evidence of his troubled childhood and resulting mental illness during his ...

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  1. Well, don’t do the crime if you can’t pay the time or offer your life, but having said that I have a hard time understanding this American concept called “Equal justice under law” when at one time the United States had the best justice system on the planet, but now both civil and criminal justice systems are summed up as “Best justice that money can buy, but if you don’t have enough money then you can’t afford our justice”!-Born to do battle, drafted at birth.a.k.a.Warrior Breed!-Michael E. McKinzy, Sr.-04-11-2011

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