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Proving Mental Retardation

In the 18 states with bans on executing convicted criminals who are mentally retarded, defining mental retardation can be a life and death issue. For Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR's Joe Shapiro follows the case of one man on death row in North Carolina who is trying to prove he is mentally retarded.

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