Supreme Court Ruling Could Mean New Trial for Alabama Death Row Inmate

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By Timothy M. PhelpsFebruary 24, 2014, 4:16 p.m. WASHINGTON - It’s unusual for this Supreme Court to overturn a death penalty conviction, more so without dissents from conservatives Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia.But Monday all nine justices found a double murder conviction so troubling that without hearing oral arguments …