2 Cited authorities

  1. Atkins v. Virginia

    536 U.S. 304 (2002)   Cited 2,780 times   54 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the execution of mentally retarded offenders violates the Eighth Amendment
  2. Moore v. Texas

    137 S. Ct. 1039 (2017)   Cited 193 times
    Holding a Texas appellate court erred in applying a set of non-clinical criteria known as the Briseno factors in evaluating a defendant's claim of intellectual disability because some of the Briseno factors had implicitly been rejected by the medical community (in part because they were based on outdated stereotypes) and all the Briseno factors were little more than lay perceptions of intellectual disability untethered to any clinical medical standard