USA: Beyond Reason - The imminent execution of John Paul Penry
This document gives details of the case of John Paul Penry who was sentenced to death in 1980 despite being mentally retarded. His original sentence was overturned but he was sentenced to death again at a retrial. If John Paul Penry's current appeal fails his only hope is executive clemency.
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