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‘Mentally Disabled’ Death-Row Inmate Granted Third Stay of Execution

AFRICANGLOBE - A judge dramatically stayed a Georgia inmate's scheduled execution for a third time on Monday, after attorneys raised questions involving the state's supply of execution drugs. Lawyers for Warren Lee Hill, 52, have long argued that he is 'mentally disabled' and therefore shouldn't be executed.

Federal Court Rules Georgia Can Execute Warren Lee Hill, Despite Mental...

AFRICANGLOBE - The legal odyssey of Georgia death row inmate Warren Lee Hill may have moved closer to his execution, as a federal appeals court today denied his petition for the court to consider new evidence

Warren Lee Hill’s Future Uncertain Despite Stay of Execution

AFRICANGLOBE - Though his life was spared Tuesday night when a court stepped in to grant a temporary stay of execution, Warren Lee Hill still faces the imminent possibility of lethal injection 30 days from now. Just 30 minutes before Hill’s scheduled 7 p.m. execution on Tuesday, the federal 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a delay...

Georgia Supreme Court Stops the Execution of Warren Lee Hill

AFRICANGLOBE - The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously decided to stay the execution of Warren Lee Hill just two hours before he was to be put to death. But the court was not ruling on whether Hill should be executed because he is mentally retarded...

Warren Lee Hill to be Put to Death Tomorrow Despite Mental...

AFRICANGLOBE - Tomorrow is D-Day for Warren Lee Hill , the day when he will be put to death by the state of Georgia in a case that has drawn national attention because of the harshness of the Georgia law being applied. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that the mentally retarded should not be executed..

Lawyers Attempt To Stop Georgia Execution Of Mentally Disabled Man

AFRICANGLOBE - The lawyers for Warren Lee Hill Jr a mentally disabled man currently on death row are down to their final attempt to save him from his scheduled execution next week. Mr. Hill’s defense team will appeal to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to halt the execution, arguing that putting him to death is an inhumane punishment because of his mental limitations.