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Bobby v. Bies, 08-598

In a capital habeas matter, the Court of Appeals' order prohibiting the state court from holding a post-conviction hearing on whether Defendant was mentally retarded is reversed where the Double Jeopardy Clause did not bar the state court from conducting a full hearing on Defendant's mental capacity after trial.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/01/2009
  • Published 06/01/2009



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