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Mar 26, 2020

News Brief — Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Ruling Overturning William Housman’s Death Sentence

NEWS (3/​26/​20): Pennsylvania — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a tri­al court rul­ing grant­i­ng a new sen­tenc­ing hear­ing to death-row pris­on­er William Housman, agree­ing that Housman’s defense coun­sel had failed to inves­ti­gate and present mit­i­gat­ing evi­dence that might have per­suad­ed his jury to spare his…