Supreme Court orders states to look beyond borderline IQ test scores for death-row inmates

  • by: MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 27, 2014 - 8:05 PM

WASHINGTON — Twelve years after barring execution of the mentally disabled, the Supreme Court on Tuesday prohibited states in borderline cases from relying only on intelligence test scores to determine whether a death row inmate is eligible to be executed.

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