§ 77-15a-101 Intellectually disabled defendant not subject to death penalty — Defendant with subaverage functioning not subject to death penalty if confession not corroborated
§ 77-15a-102 “Intellectually disabled” defined
§ 77-15a-103 Court may raise issue of intellectual disability at any time
§ 77-15a-104 Hearing — Notice — Stay of proceeding — Examinations of defendant — Scope of examination — Report — Procedures
§ 77-15a-105 Defendant’s wilful failure to cooperate — Expert testimony regarding intellectual disability is barred
§ 77-15a-106 Limitations on admitting intellectual disability examination evidence

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 77 > Chapter 15a - Exemptions From Death Penalty In Capital Cases

  • Aircraft: is a s defined in Section 72-10-102. See Utah Code 38-13-102
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Intellectual disability: means a significant, subaverage general intellectual functioning that:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Repairman: means a person who makes, alters, repairs, or performs labor on an aircraft. See Utah Code 38-13-102
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: means to make an oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.