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Apr 14, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court: McWilliams v. Dunn Pre-Argument Briefing

In 1986, James McWilliams (pic­tured), an indi­gent defen­dant, was sen­tenced to death by a judge in Alabama after being denied access to an inde­pen­dent expert who could have helped the defense under­stand and present his men­tal health issues. On Apri…