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Aug 15, 2017

Arizona Prisoner Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Declare State’s Death Penalty Unconstitutional

An Arizona death-row pris­on­er has peti­tioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review the con­sti­tu­tion­al­i­ty of the state’s cap­i­tal pun­ish­ment statute, argu­ing that Arizona’s sen­tenc­ing scheme utter­ly fails” the con­sti­tu­tion­al­ly required task of lim­it­ing the death penal­ty to the worst crimes and worst offenders.