Va. Death Row Inmate Contests Appeal Page Limit

A Virginia man awaiting execution argues that the state’s 50-page limit on post-conviction petitions made it impossible to present all the arguments that might persuade courts to reverse his sentence, reports the Boston Globe. Dennis Orbe, 39, admits his crime but says he did not intend to kill 39-year-old Richard Burnett, a convenience store clerk,
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