Nevada Supreme Court vacates death sentence

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In a 4-3 unpublished order, in Rodriguez v. State, the Nevada Supreme Court vacates a sentence of death and remands the case for a new penalty hearing.  The ruling was based upon a finding of ineffective assistance of counsel in the penalty phase for failure to investigate mitigation evidence.

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