Florida’s IQ Rule for Executions Struck Down

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, struck down Florida’s ‘rigid formula‘ cut-off for minimum IQ required before someone can be executed. Kennedy, writign for the majority, found the strict numeric designation, which is based on the inexact nature of IQ testing, was unconstitutional.

via cnn: http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/27/justice/scotus-florida-execution-iq/index.html?hpt=hp_t2


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