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Good Work by Jon Young: Smith v Schiro case. Ninth Circuit Rules that Smith qualifies under Atkins and 8th Amendment, therefore, he will not be executed

Congratulations Jon Young on a big win in the Smith case, with Ninth Circuit finding that Smith was intellectually disabled during his trial and, therefore, under Atkins, is not subject to the death penalty. This was a long, arduous, task for Jon and well done. Click on the link in the blog below to read the opinion. Smith v Schiro, 96-99025, filed Feb. 4, 2016 - Ninth Circuit (Feb 4, 2016) go to blog and click link to download the opinion: http://calapp.blogspot.com/2016/02/smith-v-schiro-9th-cir-feb-4-2016.html