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Inmate again seeks death for his crime

Georgia death row inmate Ernest Morrison has changed his mind once again, reverting to the position that he wants to be executed for an Augusta murder.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/05/met_267196.shtml
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Jury: Morrison not mentally retarded

Ernest Morrison is returning to Georgia's death row, his home for 12 years, after a jury's determination Friday that he is not mentally retarded. At the conclusion of the weeklong trial in Richmond County Superior Court, it took the jury about 45 minutes to reach a decision. Although the jury wasn't told, the verdict means Mr. Morrison's 1987 death sentence stands.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/06/met_255326.shtml
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Jury protests law in sex-toy verdict

...toys and might have to take them off the shelves" in light of the verdict, Mr. Morrison said. Alan Begner, Mr. Morrison's attorney, said no one had been tried on obscenity charges in Atlanta for at least a decade. He said prosecution of Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/27/met_224935.shtml
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Tuesday execution in '94 slaying is coming quicker than most

...attorney, according to a judge's ruling.It was the first time a court had been asked to consider the claim that Mr. Morrison's attorney was ineffective at trial. According to the ruling, O.L. Collins didn't even read the discovery in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/latest/lat_702641.shtml
Many stay on death row longer than McClain

...attorney, according to a judge's ruling. It was the first time a court had been asked to consider the claim that Mr. Morrison's attorney was ineffective at trial. According to the ruling, O.L. Collins didn't even read the discovery in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/18/met_552384.shtml
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Area briefs: Judge says killer must appeal case

...represented by an attorney, 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/20/met_268248.shtml
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