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Death-Row Inmates Seek Low-IQ Exception

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Death-Row Inmates Seek Low-IQ Exception

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Death-Row Inmates Seek Low-IQ Exception

Death-Row Inmates Seek Low-IQ Exception

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Some inmates on California's death row are hoping to avoid execution by being declared mentally retarded. But the state's new standards aren't easy to meet.