On a March 15, 2016 a district court found that Ronell Wilson was intellectually disabled and, therefore, vacated his death sentence. Mr. Wilson was previously convicted and sentenced to death for the murders of two New York City Police detectives. Click here for the full opinion.
U.S. Supreme Court per curiam reversal of conviction in Louisiana death case for Brady violations, see Wearry v. Cain, 2106 WL 854158__ U.S. __, No. 14-10008 (March 7, 2016) (“[c]ontrary to the state postconviction court, we conclude that the prosecution’s failure to disclose material evidence violated Wearry’s due process rights”).
The Sixth Circuit affirmed the convictions and death sentence of Rejon Taylor. One judge dissented and would have granted relief on 5 grounds. Click here for opinion.
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