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    Supreme Court To Review Case Of Mentally Challenged Man On Death Row

    On Monday, the Supreme Court announced it will oversee a Florida death row case involving a mentally challenged man who was convicted of killing a pregnant woman in 1978. The justices will look to see how judges in the state determined an inmate’s mental state, and how that figures in calling for execution. Eleven years ago, the High Court struck …