Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Shout out to Andy in Pennsylvania!

In 2002, the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed the death penalty for people with severe mental retardation. As Supreme Court decisions go, this one seemed pretty much like a no-brainer.

Five years later, however, we're still trying to figure out who is severely mentally retarded and what the process for determining severe mental retardation is going to be.

On the ground in Pennsylvania, our friend Andy Hoover weighs in.

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