Bruce Carneil Webster: Will Mentally Retarded Man on Federal Death Row Be Executed?

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This Monday, without comment, the United States Supreme Court denied the petition for writ of certiorari filed by Bruce Carneil Webster, who sets on the federal Death Row.

Mr. Webster had sought the High Court’s relief, arguing that courts should be able to consider evidence that one federal judge sitting on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals opined “...is virtually guaranteed...” to prove that Bruce Carneil Webster is mentally retarded, which would make his 14-year-old death sentence unconstitutional.

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