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Criminal – Capital Case – Death Penalty – Defective Verdict Forms (access required)

A defendant convicted of rape and two capital murders 17 years after the crimes, based on a “cold hit” identification of defendant’s DNA, has his death sentences reversed because the verdict forms used by the jury in imposing death sentences on the capital murders were defective. A verdict form must provide the jury with the explicit ...

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