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Lawyers say jury's retardation decision unfair

...distracted jurors and prevented them from concentrating on whether Ernest Morrison was mentally retarded, defense attorney Gary Alexion said. Mr. Morrison received a death sentence after he pleaded guilty to murder, rape, theft and armed robbery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/13/met_372458.shtml
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Area briefs: Judge says killer must appeal case

...Senior Judge Bernard J. Mulherin Sr. wrote in a Richmond County Superior Court order. Mr. Morrison's attorneys, Gary Alexion of New York and Richard Allen of Augusta didn't concur or know about Mr. Morrison's request to Judge Mulherin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/20/met_268248.shtml
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Convicted killer loses appeal over mental state

...jurors would be inclined to make him pay for what happened to Mrs. Griffin regardless of his mental state. Attorney Gary Alexion also argued that jurors were swayed by the judge's notice that, if found to be retarded, Mr. Morrison would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/12/met_380947.shtml
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Jury: Morrison not mentally retarded

...witnesses in the trial, conducted as a civil proceeding. Mr. Morrison's attorneys, Richard Allen of Augusta and Gary Alexion of New York City, had to convince the jury that it was more likely than not that Mr. Morrison was mentally retarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/06/met_255326.shtml
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Doctor: Man not retarded

...deliberations this afternoon to decide whether Mr. Morrison is mentally retarded. His attorneys, Richard Allen of Augusta and Gary Alexion of New York City, must convince the jury that it is more likely than not that Mr. Morrison is mentally retarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/05/met_255219.shtml
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Inmate again seeks death for his crime

...the Georgia Supreme Court of every death sentence, which further complicates the case. Mr. Morrison's attorney, Gary Alexion of New York, could not be reached for comment late Wednesday. Sandy Hodson covers courts for The Augusta Chronicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/05/met_267196.shtml
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Retardation issue in capital cases

...believes Mr. Morrison deserves the ultimate punishment, although Mr. Griffin knows further appeals are waiting. Gary Alexion of Brooklyn, N.Y., who began representing Mr. Morrison in the late 1980s as an attorney with the Georgia Capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/15/met_256216.shtml
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Area court now to try case again

...Pickett ruled. "I'm sorry if it takes more time," he said. Defense attorney Richard Allen, who, along with Gary Alexion of Brooklyn, N.Y., represents Mr. Morrison, implored the judge to accept the sentencing agreement the attorneys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/19/met_245108.shtml
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Date of execution set for Morrison

...to challenge the fairness of his original court proceedings in 1987. Defense attorneys Richard Allen of Augusta and Gary Alexion of New York City could not be reached by telephone Wednesday. However, both said last week that they were considering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/18/met_256513.shtml
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Jury determining if man is retarded

...retarded individuals. Such a challenge was made on Mr. Morrison's behalf. His attorneys, Mr. Allen of Augusta and Gary Alexion of New York City, will have the burden of proof to convince the jury that it is more likely than not that Mr. Morrison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/04/met_255119.shtml
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