On Friday, April 21, the state of Arkansas executed Ledell Lee despite serious concerns about his intellectual functioning. It is possible Lee suffered from a disability that should have excluded him from the death penalty. There were also concerns raised about the fact that he had not been able to test crucial evidence which could have exonerated him.

Read our Amicus Brief on the case here

You can also see more about the egregiously ineffective assistance of counsel he received in our report here