U.S. v. Waldon
The decision in this case is an affirmation of the United States Court of Appeals of the decision rendered by an inferior court concerning the death sentence of the appellant. The defendant sought the reversal of the death penalty passed on him by relying on some irregularities committed by the grand jury. The appellant claimed the trial judge acted contrary to the language used in the Federal Death Penalty Act (FDPA).
Facts of the Case
Waldon was the deputy sheriff at Jacksonville’s Sheriff Office (JSO). Between 1994 and1997 he served on the SWAT team. In April 1197, Waldon was ...