The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand the Georgia Supreme Court’s decision on Jamie Ryan Weis, who has been in jail facing the death penalty in Pike County for more than four years while the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council struggles to pay for attorneys to handle his case.

Weis, accused of the 2006 robbery-murder of Catherine King, had asked the U.S. justices to review a March decision by the Georgia high court that his constitutional right to a speedy trial had not been violated.

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