[JURIST] The Butts County Superior Court on Thursday denied requests to halt the execution of Georgia death row inmate Warren Hill. Hill was convicted of two counts of murder but argues he should not be executed because he is mentally disabled [AP report]. Georgia is the only state in the US that requires proof of mental retardation beyond a reasonable doubt, rather than a preponderance of the evidence. The court noted that Hill has proven an IQ of 70 beyond...

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