Justices to review death penalty
By KAREN ABBOTT
Rocky Mountain News
January 12, 2002
Justices to review death penalty--Supreme Court will decide
if judge's panel is constitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to review an Arizona
death penalty case that could change Colorado's method of imposing death
sentences. "It could eliminate the Colorado death penalty scheme,"
defense lawyer David Lane said.
It also could spare the lives of 3 of the 6 men now on
Colorado's death row.
The issue before the U.S. Supreme Court is whether it