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U.S. Supreme Court denies stay to Georgia death row inmate
U.S. Supreme Court denies stay to Georgia death row inmate

The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday refused to intervene in the case of Warren Lee Hill, a death row inmate with a mild intellectual disability who is scheduled to be executed within minutes. Earlier in the day, Hill was denied clemency by a Georgia parole board. His execution is set for 7 p.m. local time. "The application for stay of execution of sentence of death presented to Justice [Clarence] Thomas and by him referred to the Court is denied," the court said. "The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. Justice [Stephen M.] Breyer and Justice [Sonia] Sotomayor would grant the application for stay of execution."  The Georgia State Board of Pardons and...

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