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Jefferson County prosecutor believes Brimingham man faked mental retardation

Jan
01

Jefferson County prosecutor believes Birmingham man faked mental retardation to avoid return to death row
 By Kent Faulk | kfaulk@al.com The Birmingham News
on December 31, 2012

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Birmingham News. OUR VIEW: This is one case where the judge should overrule a jury's recommendation regarding a death sentence

Jun
13

 
OUR VIEW: This is one case where a judge should overrule a jury's recommendation regarding a death sentence
Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 5:45 AM
 By Birmingham News editorial board The Birmingham News
 


 Alabama is one of the only states in the country that let judges sentence a defendant to death even when a jury recommends against it. They should not have that power.

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