Welcome to the Prison Talk Online Community! Take a Minute and Sign Up Today!






Go Back   Prison Talk > CAPITAL PUNISHMENT > Death Row & Capital Punishment Discussions
Register Entertainment FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

Death Row & Capital Punishment Discussions Discussions relating to inmates on Death Row / facing capital punishment in the United States and abroad that don't fit into any of the other forums

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-05-2019, 05:22 PM
Capt Capt is offline
Registered User
Donation Award 
 

Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: MN
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 1 Post
Default Supreme Court Ruling

Published on: Thursday, February 28, 2019
On Wednesday the United States Supreme Court vacated the judgment of an Alabama trial court that had rejected death-row-prisoner Vernon Madison’s claim that he was incompetent to be executed. See Madison v. Alabama, 17-7505 (Feb. 27, 2019) (link is external). Justice Kagan wrote the 5-3 opinion. Justice Alito dissented, joined by Justices Thomas and Gorsuch. Justice Kavanaugh took no part in the decision.
Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Capt For This Useful Post:
fbopnomore (03-05-2019), Itshardtowait (03-06-2019), KiwiPP (03-05-2019), patchouli (03-05-2019)
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 03-05-2019, 08:54 PM
patchouli's Avatar
patchouli patchouli is offline
PTO Administrator

PTOQ Editorial Team Member Staff Superstar Two Time Winner Staff Superstar Winner 

Donation Award 
 

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 42,261
Thanks: 42,833
Thanked 35,863 Times in 16,517 Posts
Default

Here is a clickable link to the decision for those wishing to read it in its entirety:


https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinion...-7505_2d9g.pdf
__________________
prisontalkhelp@gmail.com

patchouli, PTO Admin



Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to patchouli For This Useful Post:
KiwiPP (03-05-2019)
  #3  
Old 03-05-2019, 11:45 PM
KiwiPP KiwiPP is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 193
Thanks: 556
Thanked 271 Times in 121 Posts
Default

This is slightly off topic... but I’ve done a lot of reading of cases through the Supreme Court as my man is currently up for resentencing due to being a juvenile at the time of his crime. Every ruling I have read, Justice Samuel Alito has dissented in every single one of them. My googling just now has found that he’s considered to be one of the most conservative judges of the court so I guess that makes sense. Sorry I guess I’m just thinking out loud haha, I just found it interesting.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Supreme Court Ruling!!!! doe Arizona Visitation, Phones, Packages & Mail Discussions 0 06-29-2004 10:43 AM
New Supreme Court Ruling Lilly Blue Prison & Criminal Legal Help! 0 06-27-2004 12:06 PM
Supreme Court Ruling aprilcat Death Row & Capital Punishment Discussions 0 06-24-2002 09:18 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:56 PM.
Copyright © 2001- 2017 Prison Talk Online
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Website Design & Custom vBulletin Skins by: Relivo Media
Message Board Statistics