Supreme Court Issues Major Ruling on Post-Conviction Relief Under SB 1437  The People’s Vanguard of Davis


Post-conviction hearing in Facebook murders complete, judges ruling yet to come  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Tate seeks new trial, conviction reversal  Clinton Herald

Paul Shane Garrett - Nashville  The Tennessean

Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals denies motion filed in ‘Innocent Man’ case  KFOR Oklahoma City

Appeals Court denies convicted murderer's request for new trial, judge recusal  WLBT

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Denies Relief for Steven Avery, Explained  Law & Crime

More than a dozen Alabama nonprofits seek support in grant competition  Montgomery Advertiser

Sherra Wright's lawyer is a no show at post-conviction hearing  WMC

Death Row inmate Isom loses final state appeal  Chicago Tribune

Judiciary to decide if McGirt affects Osage County  Pawhuska Journal Capital

Opinions July 27, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Judge rejects Raceland man's request for new trial in double murder  Houma Courier

Why a prosecutor and a defense attorney took an extraordinary step in a high-profile Kansas murder case  Kansas Reflector

Garland restores discretion to immigration judges in 'administrative closure' decision  ABA Journal

Convicted killer Sanutti-Spencer wanted to take stand, granted two day hearing  Sunbury Daily Item

Convicted murderer gets habitual offender status reversed  Indiana Lawyer

Kevin Dowling and John Amos Small: 2 York County death row inmates back in court  York Dispatch

Local News: Man pleads guilty to statutory rape (7/24/21)  Monett Times

Years after overturned conviction, bond is denied for men charged in double murder in Myrtle Beach  Myhorrynews

NOW: Elkhart man exonerated after spending 16 years in prison for wrongful conviction  ABC 57 News

Group has filed more than 1,000 post-conviction relief applications challenging non-unanimous jury verdicts since Supreme Court ruling  The Lens

Man pleads guilty to killing adoptive mother after state conviction challenged  Tulsa World

New trial for man convicted of 2009 murder of 17-year-old girlfriend: Appellate court decision

Frank Shuglie has said his wife abandoned him. Why his son has a problem with that theory.  Daily American Online

Charles Erickson appeal to Missouri Supreme Court could take months, says lawyer  Columbia Daily Tribune

Clayton man on death row for Warren County murder seeks to delay execution  Dayton Daily News

Serial rapist Jason Burdick wants post-conviction relief years after being sentenced

Indiana Court Decisions – July 1-14, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Convicted of murder in his girlfriend's overdose death, Denham Springs man's sentence is upheld  The Advocate

Opinions July 16, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

LIVE: Sherra Wright files post-conviction relief petition ahead of hearing  WMC

Region man sentenced to death loses ineffective counsel claim at Indiana Supreme Court

State dismisses murder case against Elkhart man with mental disability following release last year  Indiana Lawyer

Cases on Boston Marathon bomber, CIA secrets headline October argument calendar  SCOTUSblog

NJ man serving 148 years for forcing motel couples to have sex at gunpoint loses appeal  My Central Jersey

Tennessee Appeals Court upholds life sentence in 1982 cold case conviction  Murfreesboro Voice

Man sentenced for child sex crimes across Horry County seeks post-conviction relief  WBTW

Long-ago criminal cases have caused a wave of deportations for Minnesotans from Southeast Asia. A proposed law would give some immigrants a chance at redemption.  Sahan Journal

Senate infrastructure talks near deal  The Washington Post

North Dakota Supreme Court denies Delvin Shaw's appeal for post-conviction relief  Grand Forks Herald

Man serving 300 years for 5 murders again denied post-conviction relief

Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife seeks relief from guilty plea  The Seattle Times

Stockton Community, Family Members Demand Answers in the Killing of Shayne Sutherland by Police  The People’s Vanguard of Davis

Man convicted in Johnstown shooting gets post-conviction relief request extension

Post-conviction relief hearing scheduled today for "wooded rapist"  WSMV Nashville

Post-conviction Relief Request Denied | Crime |  Cape May County Herald

Battling Presumptions: Breaking Down Barriers to Post-Conviction Relief | The Legal Intelligencer

New DA’s office interim policy removes procedural barriers for people challenging convictions  The Lens

Man who pleaded guilty to abusing 13-year-old son seeks post-conviction relief for inadequate representation

Davis appeal for post conviction relief denied by state court  KMAland

Post-conviction relief denied for convicted Lawton murderer  KSWO

Lawyer Who Neglected Post-Conviction Relief Cases Suspended  Bloomberg Law

Tennessee Supreme Court Denies Post Conviction Relief for Registered Sex Offender  Wgnsradio

Trump Justices Cast Deciding Votes to Summarily Reverse Ruling Against Death Penalty: Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears  People For the American Way

New opinions: July 22 - EIN Presswire  EIN News


Frustrated by false leads, police consider another tactic in Shuglie investigation  Daily American Online

More defendants file for relief in McGirt wake  Tahlequah Daily Press

Thorsten Rushing files appeal after post-conviction relief is denied  KSWO

Man convicted of 2017 murder seeks post-conviction relief  The Elkhart Truth

Cosby conviction overturned: Ruling sparks outrage, relief from activists and celebrities  FOX40

Appeals court overturns 2005 murder conviction due to false testimony  ABC 57 News

Attorney for Sheldon Jeter Jr. will ask court for mistrial in homicide conviction  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NASA senior executive committed covid-19 loan fraud to pay his credit card bills  The Washington Post

New murder trial affirmed for Elkhart man with mental disability  Indiana Lawyer

Wrongly convicted but now free, Detroit group works to help free others  The Detroit News

Tattoo marks lawyer's effort to get new trials for 1,049 Louisiana prisoners  WDSU New Orleans

State challenging wrongful conviction ruling to Court of Appeals  Indiana Lawyer

Man serving life for killing father, teen brother seeks post-conviction relief  The Lawton Constitution

Terry Sturgis seeks post-conviction relief in murder of his 10-year-old son  ABC 57 News

Convictions for Glen Gore, others vacated | Local News |  Theadanews

Triple Murder Conviction Tossed After High Court Ruling on Oklahoma Tribal Land  Courthouse News Service

Columbia woman convicted of murder in 2010 fails to get sentence reduced  Columbia Daily Tribune

Release delayed for convicted Ada killer -  KTEN

Monumental Court Rulings In Oklahoma Affirm Tribal Sovereignty  KOSU

The Case of Rosa Jimenez and the Uphill Battle of Freeing the Wrongfully Convicted  JURIST

Convicted 'Wooded Rapist' denied a new trial | News |  WSMV Nashville

Plainfield gang member who killed innocent bystander loses appeal  My Central Jersey

Tribal input to come first | Local News |  Pauls Valley Daily Democrat

Appellate panel affirms denial of PCR in meth manufacturing case  Indiana Lawyer

Shorthanded Pa. High Court Evenly Split Over Death Row Inmate Who Claimed Bias by 'Porngate' Justices | The Legal Intelligencer

Trump Judge Affirms Denial of Post-Conviction Relief Even Though Police Violated Suspect's Right Against Self-Incrimination: Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears  People For the American Way

Man convicted in death of abusive woman wants case set aside  Associated Press

DA’s office agrees to vacate 22 non-unanimous jury convictions  The Lens

California's Mission to Reduce Crime, Retail Theft, and General Violence: A Press Conference on AB 311  The People’s Vanguard of Davis

Prentiss seeks post-conviction relief  Clinton Herald

Michael R. Strain: The US economy doesn't need disaster relief

Evidence in West Memphis Three case gone, sources say; new DNA tests now impossible  Arkansas Online

Godejohn Seeks Setting Aside of Conviction in Blanchard Murder  Ozarks Independent

Anne Arundel man, convicted of murder and sexual assault in 1981, denied bail during post-conviction appeal  Capital Gazette

Giving immigrants a second chance after incarceration  San Francisco Examiner

Four-year-old's murderer seeks to get out of prison on McGirt claim

Iowa Court of Appeals chief judge will serve another two-year term  The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

US Supreme Court won't hear convicted killer Larry Wayne Newton Jr.'s latest appeal  The Star Press

Victim's Family Speaks Out After Convicted Murderer Could Get New Trial Due To Supreme Court's McGirt Decision KWTV

7th Circuit affirms dismissal of killer's habeas petition  Indiana Lawyer

Case returned to district court for further proceedings  Bonner County Daily Bee

Judge vacates sentence; Tommy Ward to be set free  Theadanews