Entries tagged with “Bobby James Moore

Policy Issues

Intellectual Disability

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United States Supreme Court

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Mar 28, 2017

Supreme Court Overturns Texas’ Outlier” Standard for Determining Intellectual Disability in Capital Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court has unan­i­mous­ly struck down Texas’ stan­dard for eval­u­at­ing intel­lec­tu­al dis­abil­i­ty in death penal­ty cas­es, call­ing the state’s approach an out­lier” that, “[b]y design and in oper­a­tion, … create[s] an unac­cept­able risk tha…

Policy Issues

Intellectual Disability

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United States Supreme Court

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Jun 07, 2018

Outlier” Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Upholds Bobby James Moore’s Death Sentence

In a rul­ing three dis­senters crit­i­cized as an out­lier,” and after hav­ing been rebuked by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2017 for ignor­ing the med­ical con­sen­sus defin­ing intel­lec­tu­al dis­abil­i­ty, a sharply divid­ed (5 – 3) Texas Court of Criminal A…