Tag: #Cruel&Unusual

Commonwealth v. Hairston

In Commonwealth v. Hairston, a capital PCRA appeal, Hairston challenged the dismissal of his PCRA petition. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed, holding that Hairston failed to present convincing new evidence

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State v. Dalal

In the consolidated appeals of State v. Dalal, the defendants argued that the New Jersey Anti-Terrorism Act, N.J.S.A. 2C: 38-1 to -5, was unconstitutionally vague. The New Jersey Appellate Division

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Commonwealth v. Cox

In Commonwealth v. Cox, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court considered an appeal from the denial of PCRA relief in a capital case. The defendant claimed he was intellectually disabled and could

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