Higher court affirms LoVan's post-conviction relief denial  The Globe

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Requesting Lesser-Included Offenses  Missouri Lawyers Media

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Abandonment by Counsel  Missouri Lawyers Media

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Escape Rule  Missouri Lawyers Media

Judge advocates for competency evaluations upon arrest in post-conviction appeal  Indiana Lawyer

Man who pleaded guilty for Sunhouse convenience store murder files for post-conviction relief  WBTW


Court of Appeals upholds district court decision in stalking case  Brainerd Dispatch

Burrell case back before local court | Heraldrepublican  KPCnews.com

Now That SCOTUS Has Denied Michelle Carter's Appeal, What's Next?  wgbh.org

Robert Ferrante to get hearing on one appellate issue  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

timesuniononline.com  Times-Union Newspaper

Marijuana Record Expungement Movement Growing Rapidly, Report Shows  Marijuana Moment

Opinions Jan. 2, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

Jurisdiction — Motion to Compel Arbitration  Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Opinions Jan. 15, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

Vail wants conviction tossed | Crime and Courts  American Press

Lyons man's conviction stands for grabbing women at Lincoln bar, judge decides  Lincoln Journal Star

West Liberty man faces 32 years in kidnapping, sexually assaulting woman  The Gazette

One of the men involved in Sunhouse robberies, murders wants sentence reduced  WMBF

Convicted killer’s case on hold as U.S. Supreme Court considers juveniles getting life without parole  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Defendant in 2007 shotgun-blast killing walks ahead of new trial after conviction overturned  nwitimes.com

NJ gang-related murder conviction in Bound Brook upheld  My Central Jersey

She killed her ex at his new girlfriend’s home. Now she wants a new trial, claims abuse  Myrtle Beach Sun News

Exoneree Christopher Tapp suing Idaho Falls Police Department after wrongful murder conviction  KTVB.com

Seven years between court appearances  Walterboro Live

Woman convicted of killing husband changes her story  The Elkhart Truth

Nebraska Supreme Court rejects death row inmate's appeal  1011now

Semi driver in deadly I-465 crash pleads guilty but mentally ill  Indiana Lawyer

Supreme Court officially makes Karozos state public defender  Indiana Lawyer

‘We miss you every day’: Community remembers two Grand Strand officers killed one year apart  WMBF

Info from journalists isn't 'work product'  Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Tulsi Gabbard Endorses Legalizing Drugs  Marijuana Moment

Criminal: Robbery-Ineffective Assistance of Trial Counsel  Missouri Lawyers Media

Kinnah named director of Immigration Assistance Center  The Altamont Enterprise

James Edward Bell has long history with police  SCNow

'I committed the crime alone': Inmate claims man on death row is innocent of 1985 murder  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Criminal Practice – PCR – Constitutional – Ineffective Assistance – Improper Bolstering  South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Opinions Dec. 31, 2019  Indiana Lawyer

Judge hears arguments in '02 murder convict's case  SoMdNews.com

Opinions Dec. 26, 2019  Indiana Lawyer

California’s Mushroom Decrim Campaign Cleared to Begin Voter Signature Drive  Filter

New Mexico Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed After Governor Puts Issue On 2020 Agenda  Marijuana Moment

Rhode Island Governor's Budget Includes Legal Marijuana Sales In State-Run Stores  Marijuana Moment

Illinois Governor Pardons Over 11000 People For Marijuana One Day Before Legal Sales Begin  Marijuana Moment

Man convicted twice in Grand Forks murder appeals for post-conviction relief  INFORUM

SCOV Law Blog: The right to a defender for pro se petitions for post-conviction relief  vtdigger.org

More challenges filed on cases handled by ex-Houston officer Gerald Goines  Houston Chronicle

How Far Can Abused Women Go to Protect Themselves?  The New Yorker

FDA Would Be Required To Allow CBD Product Marketing Under New Bipartisan Bill  Marijuana Moment

Activists Take Steps To Decriminalize Psychedelics In Washington, DC  Marijuana Moment

Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chafee Backs Decriminalizing Drugs  Marijuana Moment

Virginia Governor Pushes Marijuana Decrim In State Of The Commonwealth Speech  Marijuana Moment

After Clemency, Georgia Attorney General Schedules Another Execution  All On Georgia

Windham County murderers seek post-conviction relief  Brattleboro Reformer

Criminal – Post-conviction relief – Statutory sections  Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

Judge dismisses post-conviction relief petition for Lee Hall  WDEF News 12

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

Royer post-conviction relief hearing to resume at later date  South Bend Tribune

After post-conviction relief, man to leave jail after 18 years via plea agreement  KATU

GOP Senator Voices Support For Marijuana Banking Bill He's Yet To Cosponsor  Marijuana Moment

Unger can seek modification of life sentence in officer's murder  Herald-Mail Media

Amid doubts of Texas woman's guilt, federal jurist ponders releasing her after 17 years  injusticewatch.org

A Murder Conviction Was Overturned Using DNA and a Family Tree  TIME

Man who murdered Gary officer withdraws petition for post-conviction relief  nwitimes.com

The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name.  The New York Times

Court Says Murderer Who Briefly 'Died' Still Needs To Complete Life Sentence  NPR

Steven Avery's attorney files latest appeal  Fox11online.com

Judge denies motion to dismiss filed in decades-old murder case that claimed HCPD destroyed evidence  WBTW

Jim Dey | Resentencing a new lease on life for Champaign man  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Justices turn down opioid lawsuit, challenge to ultrasound law  SCOTUSblog

It should never have happened... It has to change: Mum's relief as jail threat lifted after abusive ex drops access fight  The Sunday Post

Argument analysis: Justices seem likely to side with Texas prisoner in important habeas case  SCOTUSblog

Appeals court rejects belated post-conviction appeal  Indiana Lawyer

An inmate claimed his life sentence ended when he died and was revived. Nice try, court rules.  Washington Post

Nebraska death row inmate's post-conviction motion sat idle for 2 years after judge retired  Lincoln Journal Star

Court upholds conviction of Mississippi man convicted of killing a neighbor  WMC

Argument preview: Justices to consider when a Rule 59 motion is actually a second-or-successive habeas petition  SCOTUSblog

Nebraska Supreme Court to consider appeal filed by convicted murderer, Jeff Hessler  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Meek Mill to get new trial and judge, Pennsylvania appeals court rules  CNN

How Cannabis Expungement Will Work In McLean County  WGLT News

New trial for man convicted in 2014 Missoula murder denied  KPAX-TV

Divided appeals court reverses habitual offender adjudication  Indiana Lawyer

Missouri Supreme Court denies appeal by death row inmate convicted of Jefferson City murder  Jefferson City News Tribune

Judge allows some additional discovery in 'Innocent Man' case, but denies request to depose alternate suspect  Enid News & Eagle

Robert Ferrante claims he was forced to give up out-of-county jury  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Advocates urge State Senate to pass criminal record relief for trafficking victims  Queens Daily Eagle

Man convicted in 1993 triple fatal fire wins new trial  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New court filing in Steven Avery case  WGBA-TV

Family takes the stand in post-conviction relief hearing for Stephen Stanko  wpde.com

Monterey man ordered released from prison after 1985 murder conviction overturned on DNA evidence  The Mercury News

Jerry Sandusky denied break, is resentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison again  PennLive

2019 Year in Review  Sidney Sun Telegraph

Public defenders to help some in King County remove ‘scarlet letter’ of criminal conviction from their record  Seattle Times

Scotts Bluff man loses his appeal for postconviction relief  KSNB Local 4

Post-conviction relief hearing set for David Hyslop  KRTV Great Falls News

Idaho court OKs new hearing for woman serving life sentence  KMVT

Man convicted in deadly 2007 Myrtle Beach shooting wants new trial  WMBF

Man convicted of killing 6-week-old son seeks relief  The Elkhart Truth

Gaffin returns to Adams County Court of Common Pleas for Oct. 15 hearing  The People's Defender