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On June 14, 2018, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state’s current method for determining if a defendant has an intellectual/developmental disability (I/DD) was outdated and unconstitutional. The current method required defendants to demonstrate an IQ of 70 or below before any other evidence would be considered. The ruling ordered Kentucky courts to apply prevailing medical standards In the ruling, Woodall v. Commonwealth Of Kentucky, Chief Justice Minton said the state must follow the guidelines on establishing I/DD set forth by the Supreme Court in its 2017 ruling Moore v. Texas
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