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KY Judge Rules Death Penalty Protocol Unconstitutional

KY Judge Rules Death Penalty Protocol Unconstitutional FRANKFORT, Ky. — A Franklin County judge has ruled the state’s protocol for carrying out the death penalty is unconstitutional. The ruling by Judge Phillip Shepherd came in response to a case filed by a group of death-row inmates, who argued corrections department regulations don’t protect people with intellectual disabilities. …(Read More)

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KY Judge Rules Death Penalty Protocol Unconstitutional

KY Judge Rules Death Penalty Protocol Unconstitutional FRANKFORT, Ky. — A Franklin County judge has ruled the state’s protocol for carrying out the death penalty is unconstitutional. The ruling by Judge Phillip Shepherd came in response to a case filed by a group of death-row inmates, who argued corrections department regulations don’t protect people with intellectual disabilities. …(Read More)

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