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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Double Jeopardy- Sentencing Without Determination of EligibilityMissouri Lawyers MediaDefendant pleaded guilty to resisting a lawful stop and various drug offenses. At the plea hearing, the trial court sentenced defendant to incarceration but sent him to the Long Term Drug Program, but because defendant was already serving a sentence ...

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Closing ArgumentMissouri Lawyers MediaWhere a defendant in a statutory-rape case argued that the state's closing argument asked the sentencing court to impermissibly punish him for exercising his right to trial in a related Kansas proceeding, the state's argument was an extension of its ...

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction relief- Guilty plea- Ineffective assistance of counselMissouri Lawyers MediaPetitioner moved for post-conviction relief, following his guilty plea to unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of controlled substances, and resisting arrest. At the plea hearing, petitioner admitted to the facts ...

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief – Ineffective Assistance of CounselMissouri Lawyers MediaWhere petitioner failed to allege that his motion for post-conviction relief was timely, the state failed to contest timeliness, and the trial court failed to make factual findings as to timeliness, judgment denying the motion had to be vacated and ...

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Twice-convicted cop killer seeks new trialwpde.comAccording to documents filed October 12, 2018, Cottrell is seeking post-conviction relief. "Mr. Cottrell's right to effective assistance of counsel... was violated when his trial attorneys failed to exercise peremptory strikes to remove two jurors ...

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Post conviction relief sought in baby-beating caseBenson News SunBISBEE- A Benson man serving a 17-year sentence for severely beating a toddler last year has been appointed a new attorney to review his case and assist in filing a petition for post-conviction relief. Aaron J. Kunst was sentenced in March after he ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel- Failure to ObjectMissouri Lawyers MediaDefendant appealed the denial of his motion for post-conviction relief, which alleged ineffective assistance of trial counsel for failure to object to statements made during trial, and further alleged ineffective assistance of appellate counsel for not ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel- Erroneous Advice about Maximum SentenceMissouri Lawyers MediaDefendant appealed the denial of his motion for post-conviction relief, which alleged his plea counsel was ineffective for advising defendant he faced a 30-year sentence when defendant could only have been incarcerated for 16 years. Defendant argued ...

Wolf gets bills that would help convictsButler EagleOne bill would give convicts a year after new evidence is found to file a new Post-Conviction Relief Act petition. That's up from two months in existing law. The other legislation would expand DNA testing when new technology could provide more accurate ...

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Man charged with 2002 murder of Myrtle Beach police officer ...WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SCMYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A man charged and sentenced to death for the 2002 murder of a Myrtle Beach police officer has filed for post-conviction relief ...and more »

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