Document Type

Court Filing

Publication Date

2003

Abstract

The obstacles placed by the Fifth Circuit in the path of jurors' fair consideration of a defendant's condition are inconsistent with this Court's teachings about the fundamental importance of the jury's role in determining the appropriate penalty in capital cases.

Publication Title

Supreme Court of the United States

Issue

Nos. 02-10038, 02-11309

First Page

1

Last Page

34

Comments

Robert Smith v. Doug Dretke, Director Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division

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