U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Chandler Death Row Inmate Case

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 12:28pm
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Can someone convicted of two murders decades ago have the opportunity to present evidence of his abusive childhood to a jury?

This will be decided by the United States Supreme Court when they hear the case of McKinney v. Arizona involving death row inmate James McKinney, who was convicted of two-counts of first-degree murder in 1991.

For more on this story, The Show turned to Jordan Rubin, legal editor at Bloomberg Law.

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