Post-conviction relief denied for convicted Lawton murderer  KSWO

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

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

Judge rejects Inverness man's motion for conviction relief for holding ex-wife against her will at gunpoint  Citrus County Chronicle

POST-CONVICTION RELIEF MOTIONS HEARING SCHEDULED FOR BRAHEEN ACRES  wccsradio.com

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

Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Meaning Of “Illegal Sentence” Under Tennessee Rule Of Criminal Procedure 36.1  The Chattanoogan

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

The nation breathes a sigh of relief after Derek Chauvin’s conviction  The Washington Post

Over 1k requests for new trials by inmates serving sentences in Louisiana based on Jim Crow jury verdicts  ArkLaTexHomepage

Convictions for Glen Gore, others vacated | Local News | theadanews.com  Theadanews

Court to take up case on “harmless error” standard in habeas proceedings  SCOTUSblog

Justices add confrontation-clause case to next term's docket  SCOTUSblog

Austin City Council approves post-conviction testing services Thursday  KXAN.com

Relief and anger as subpostmasters finally have their convictions overturned  Evening Standard

This pending Supreme Court decision inspires dread and hope in Louisiana  The Advocate

Opinions April 8, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

COA allows second deposition of alleged child molesting victim  Indiana Lawyer

Over 1k requests for new trials by inmates serving sentences based on Jim Crow jury verdicts  KLFY

Court of Appeals issues rulings  Daily Sentinel

Lott claim survives legal challenge  Bonner County Daily Bee

Attorney for man convicted in killing of Michael Jordan’s father claims to have new evidence that could set him free  ABC27

HEARING TODAY FOR CONVICTED MURDERER SEEKING RELIEF FROM LIFE SENTENCE  wccsradio.com

For mother of Philando Castile, Derek Chauvin's conviction brings joy and relief  PostBulletin.com

Utah legislative commitee approves bill to amend post-conviction relief process  Daily Herald

Opinions April 20, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Mother angry that suspect involved in crime that ended in officer's death has been released from prison  WWLTV.com

Appeal Denied Again for Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child  Wgnsradio

Jorge Fragoso joins GRGB criminal defense, appellate, civil litigation teams  Wisconsin Law Journal

Derek Chauvin’s conviction shouldn’t feel like a victory. But it does.  The Washington Post

Marion Co. Prosecutor's Office accepting petitions for wrongful conviction reviews  Indiana Lawyer

Sumner man asks court to overturn 2009 murder conviction  Southernminn.com

Chauvin verdict updates: As Chauvin is convicted on all counts, what’s next for him and the other police officers tied to George Floyd’s death?  The Washington Post

Human rights group urges Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to allow reversal of all nonunanimous jury convictions  East Oregonian

Man serving life for two murders wants new trial  The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Dean Niedwiecki proctors LSAT at two Minnesota prisons – News and Events  Mitchell Hamline News

Mousseau: Chauvin conviction doesn't end fight for racial justice  Seacoastonline.com

Travis Yoney appeals again to supreme court in attempted murder case  Minot Daily News

Man convicted in beating case set to go free  Theadanews

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

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

Next article For the prosecution: Arkansas Supreme Court votes 4-3  Arkansas Times

Opinions March 24, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Human rights group urges Oregon attorney general to overturn nonunanimous jury convictions  Bend Bulletin

Opinions April 14, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Split 7th Circuit orders resentencing for murder defendant after 'literally no assistance'  Indiana Lawyer

New Frontiers in Post-Conviction Relief for Trafficking & Domestic Violence Survivors  Lexology

State Court Docket Watch: State of Wisconsin v. Roundtree  Heritage.org

Celebration is laced with warnings after Derek Chauvin conviction  POLITICO

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

Davis appeal for post conviction relief denied by state court  KMAland

Opinions April 12, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

9½ minutes of silence as Denver students weigh impact of conviction in George Floyd’s murder  The Denver Post

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

Judge: No new evidence in Jeff Boppre’s latest bid for new trial  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Man convicted of attempting to kill three EHT police officers loses another appeal  breakingac.com

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

Announcement of orders and opinions for Monday, April 5 (complete)  SCOTUSblog

Tabitha Moore On What Should Come After Chauvin Conviction: 'Massive Structural Change'  Vermont Public Radio

Curtis Clinton on death row amid execution 'moratorium'  Sandusky Register

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

Trump Judge Tries to Deny Claim for Post-Conviction Relief Due to Prosecution's Improper Withholding of Evidence: Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears  People For the American Way

Defendants whose non-unanimous convictions were tossed take plea deals on lesser charges  The Lens

Y’all-itics: From anxiety to relief, Black leaders react in real-time to conviction in George Floyd's death  WFAA.com

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

Appeal denied for Reading man serving life for murdering York City teen  York Dispatch

Cynthia Mousseau: The injustice Floyd experienced exists in NH  The Union Leader

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

Fall River social justice leaders say work remains after Chauvin conviction  Fall River Herald News

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

OPINION: Why justice for Black men will be on the ballot in 2022  Atlanta Journal Constitution

BLM Morristown Founder: Still Work To Do After Chauvin Conviction  Patch.com

Thorsten Rushing files for post-conviction relief  KSWO

Prentiss seeks post-conviction relief | Local News | clintonherald.com  Clinton Herald

SCOV Law Blog: This post-conviction relief appeal took 25 years to settle  vtdigger.org

Procedural rule does not give right to post-conviction DNA testing, court decides  coloradopolitics.com

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

Release delayed for convicted Ada killer -  KTEN

Nicholas Godejohn–Convicted Murderer of Dee Dee Blanchard–Seeks Post-Conviction Relief  Law & Crime

Oklahoma Attorney General Seeks Guidance Amid 'Flood' Of Post-McGirt Appeals  KOSU

Judge vacates sentence; Tommy Ward to be set free  Norman Transcript

Chauvin’s guilty verdict met with satisfaction, and lots of relief, in Harrisburg’s Allison Hill  PennLive

Putin foe Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th day  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Faculty weigh in on Chauvin verdict, fight for equality - UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff  University at Buffalo Reporter

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

State challenging wrongful conviction ruling to Court of Appeals  Indiana Lawyer

DA announces new assistant to oversee tribal-related cases  Sequoyah County Times

Godejohn Seeks Setting Aside of Conviction in Blanchard Murder  Ozarks Independent

Using Tech, California Counties Have Cleared 140000 Marijuana-Related Convictions  Next City

New judge will hear Tennessee man's murder appeal after first judge said he prefers Texas law  ABA Journal

Evansville legal professionals say there's a 'second chance' after a criminal conviction  Courier & Press

Maryland passes bill to expand post-conviction relief  Delmarva Now

Crowds react with joy, wariness to verdict in Floyd's death - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

AG to Provide Bright-Line Rules for Post-Conviction Relief Cases  Immigration Blog

Democrats move 2 bills showing strength and limits of power  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Cuomo Confirms 'Historic' Tax Cuts For Millions in New York  Hudson Valley Post

News Roundup: Vermont Dept. of Health Reports 78 New COVID-19 Cases  Vermont Public Radio

Indiana Supreme Court reduces 138-year sentence for man convicted as a juvenile  Indiana Lawyer

Trump Judges Try to Limit and Weaken Ninth Circuit Post-Conviction Review in Death Penalty Cases: Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears  People For the American Way

Post-conviction relief appeal denied  Indiana Lawyer