Post-conviction relief hearing set for David Hyslop  KRTV Great Falls NewsA hearing has been set for a Great Falls man looking to get a new trial for the beating death of 2-year-old October Perez. David Hyslop was convicted of ...

Criminal Law: Involuntary Manslaughter-Post-Conviction Relief-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel  Missouri Lawyers MediaDefendant was convicted of involuntary manslaughter as a lesser included offense. Defendant unsuccessfully moved for post-conviction relief, raising five points ...

Hyslop, convicted in 2011 death of October Perez, alleges ineffective counsel  Great Falls TribuneA man convicted in the 2011 death of toddler October Perez was in district court Tuesday requesting post-conviction relief.

Criminal Law: Committing Violence against an Inmate-Post-Conviction-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel  Missouri Lawyers MediaDefendant appealed from the judgment denying his Rule 29.15 motion, after he was convicted of committing violence against a fellow inmate. Defendant argued ...

Anti-trafficking legislation would offer post-conviction relief to survivors  Laurinburg ExchangeRALEIGH — This isn't “Taken.“ Unlike the portrayals popularized by Liam Neeson's 2008 film thriller, human trafficking victims are rarely snatched during…

Public defenders to help some in King County remove ‘scarlet letter’ of criminal conviction from their record  The Seattle TimesThere may be thousands of felons eligible to have their records vacated and the King County Department of Public Defense has formed a new unit to help them ...

Court Error – Abuse of Discretion – Wisconsin Law Journal – WI Legal News & Resources  Wisconsin Law JournalJohn Bullock appeals an order that denied, without a hearing, his companion motions for postconviction discovery and for other postconviction relief.

Man convicted of killing Pelham officer asks court to overturn sentence - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County ReporterBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor. COLUMBIANA – A 39-year-old man who was sentenced to death for shooting and killing Pelham police officer Philip ...

Suburban ex-cop who wants drug conviction vacated says authorities lied to get warrant  Chicago TribuneA former Schaumburg police officer who pleaded guilty to involvement in a drug ring but is seeking to have his conviction vacated has alleged that authorities ...

Relief petition filed after 15 years too late, COA says  Indiana LawyerA man seeking relief from his convictions was rejected when the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the denial of his petition, finding he was too late after delaying ...

Steven Avery's attorney requests new trial, new judge  WBAYSteven Avery's attorney has filed a motion asking the circuit court to reverse his conviction for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach and order a new trial.

Who Is Kevin Urick, The State Prosecutor In The Adnan Syed Murder Trial?  OxygenMaryland State Prosecutor Kevin Urick once called the Adnan Syed murder trial "pretty much a run-of-the-mill domestic violence murder." But his own work in the ...

Plea deals are Catch-22 for those like Tucson man who claims wrongful conviction  AZCentralPlea deals create a Catch-22 for people like Tucson's Louis Taylor who claim they were wrongfully convicted, then seek restitution.

Despite counsel's error, defendant not entitled to relief, COA says  Indiana LawyerDespite a trial attorney's failure to include a pretrial transcript in the record on a defendant's direct appeal, the defendant is not entitled to post-conviction relief ...

Appeal rejected for gang member who killed 13-year-old girl in Trenton drive-by shooting  NJ.comA Trenton man found guilty of killing a 13-year-old girl in a drive-by gang-related shooting had another attempt to appeal his 39-year prison sentence rejected.

Convicted killer of Rite Aid manager gets life in prison after DA no longer seeks death penalty  Philly.comA North Philadelphia man who fatally shot a Rite Aid store manager during a robbery 16 years ago was resentenced Wednesday to life in prison after the ...

Race and the death penalty: Supreme Court to hear case of Curtis Flowers, tried six times for quadruple murder  The Washington PostWINONA, Miss. — Early one hot July morning in 1996, four people were executed in Tardy Furniture Store, a mainstay of this town's compact business district.

Monmouth man’s murder appeal at crossroads  Monmouth Daily Review AtlasGALESBURG — A Monmouth man's murder case appeal is at a crossroads.Jereme J. Carter, 37, was back before Circuit Judge Paul Mangieri late Thursday ...

Gary man on death row for killing wife, 2 stepchildren still seeking new trial or resentencing  Chicago TribuneA Gary man on death row for killing his wife and two stepchildren is still seeking a new trial, or alternatively, asking to be sentenced again. Kevin Isom, 53, was ...

King County to provide legal aid for vacating convictions  KIRO SeattleKing County's Department of Public Defense has formed a new unit designed to help eligible individuals vacate convictions and expunge records.

Court denies latest request from man convicted of knife assault  Starkville Daily NewsThe Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a request for a case to be remanded back to trial court by an Oktibbeha man serving a life sentence for cutting a ...

Trial evidence sought in 17-year-old murder of Orion man  Quad City TimesCAMBRIDGE – The Henry County State's Attorney's office will attempt to find evidence from a 17-year-old murder trial to comply with the circuit court's orders and ...

New Public Defense Unit To Help People Vacate Convictions, Expunge Records - The Seattle Medium  Seattle MediumThe King County Department of Public Defense (DPD) recently launched a new post-conviction relief unit that will help people with criminal convictions, who are ...

Burglary conviction upheld in Appanoose case | Local News  Centerville Daily IowegianA Centerville man seeking to overturn his conviction for third-degree burglary lost his appeal.

Man convicted in Dubuque armed robbery to make another push for new trial  telegraphherald.comA man convicted of a 2009 Dubuque armed robbery in which a police officer was shot again seeks a new trial.

Convicted of sexual battery, ex-sheriff's sergeant asks cell phone be returned  Toledo BladeA former Lucas County sheriff's sergeant convicted of sexual battery again requested his phone be returned to him after a judge previously ordered ...

Legislature passes act removing appellate review in death-penalty cases  The Daily MemphianThe state Senate passed legislation Thursday removing an appellate court review from death penalty cases, despite efforts by Shelby County Democrats who ...

Perth Amboy man will get new hearing on Woodbridge murder conviction  MyCentralJersey.comNEW BRUNSWICK - A Perth Amboy man serving a life sentence for murdering a Woodbridge man in 2008 will receive a new hearing on his allegation that his ...

Man's pro se PCR denial affirmed | 2019-02-28  Indiana LawyerThe Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld the denial of a post-conviction relief for a pro se litigant who argued he was denied a fair hearing seeking ...

Top state court reinstates murder conviction of Adnan Syed; his case was chronicled in 'Serial' podcast  ABA JournalOn Friday, Maryland's top court reinstated the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case gained prominence after it was examined in the Serial podcast.

Court of Appeals denies appeal of man convicted of false imprisonment  Scottsbluff Star HeraldThe Nebraska Court of Appeals has denied a new trial for a Sidney man convicted and sentenced to 35 to 60 years in prison after threatening and terrorizing a ...

Convicted killer seeking shorter sentence  The RepublicA convicted murderer returned to Columbus after 20 years in prison to seek a reduction in his 75-year prison sentence.Jason Dean Hubbell, 44, appeared ...

Convicted Christian-Newsom killer Lemaricus Davidson has petition denied  WBIR.comLemaricus Davidson's petition for post-conviction relief has been denied in the 2007 torture-slayings of Chris Newsom and Channon Christian.

SCOTUS rules 6-3 for inmate on ineffective assistance; dissent implies Gideon was wrongly decided  ABA JournalU.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh joined with Supreme Court liberals on Wednesday in ruling for an Idaho ...

SCOV Law Blog: Rule 11 and the plea colloquy  vtdigger.orgEditor's note: This piece from the SCOV Law Blog is by SCOV Law editor Andrew Delaney. In re Bridger, 2017 VT 79. Rule 11 in the criminal world deals with ...

Hubbell seeks reduction in prison term for murder conviction  The RepublicA convicted murderer returned to Columbus after 20 years in prison to seek a reduction in his 75-year prison sentence. Jason Dean Hubbell, 44, appeared ...

New Trial for “Serial” Defendant  https://mont.thesentinel.com/792 total views, 12 views today. The NPR podcast “Serial” has received a great deal of publicity, as it explored the criminal case brought by the State of Maryland ...

Local News, Relief denied in Laclede stabbing  Bonner County Daily BeeSANDPOINT — First District Judge Barbara Buchanan is denying a petition for post-conviction relief filed by a.

Jail informant who linked Timothy Taylor to disappearance of Brittanee Drexel files lawsuit  WMBFMYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The inmate who reportedly linked Timothy Taylor to the 2009 disappearance of Brittanee Drexel has filed a lawsuit.

‘Serial’ Witness Asia McClain on the Last Time She Saw Adnan Syed: ‘He Didn’t Seem to Be Jealous’  TheWrapTheWrap spoke to McClain, who appears in Amy Berg's new docuseries "The Case Against Adnan Syed," about her alibi for Syed.

Clarence Moses-EL’s civil lawsuit against Denver for malicious prosecution dismissed  The Denver PostA civil lawsuit filed in federal court against the city of Denver, a former district attorney and police investigators, by a man who spent 28 years in prison for a rape ...

William Barr's Letter on the Mueller Report Left These 16 Pressing Questions Unanswered  FortuneAttorney General William Barr's four-page report on the 22-month Robert Mueller Trump-Russia investigation left many unanswered questions.

Judge: No post-conviction relief for former CSI employee who embezzled more than $530,000  Times-NewsTWIN FALLS — A judge denied a post-conviction relief request earlier this month from a former College of Southern Idaho employee who embezzled more than ...

Fate of Patrick Ho sends out warning  South China Morning PostJailing of former Hong Kong home affairs minister in the United States must never be forgotten by companies and businessmen from China who go abroad in ...

Family takes the stand in post-conviction relief hearing for Stephen Stanko  wpde.comA post conviction relief hearing that could grant convicted murderer Stephen Stanko, who is on death row, a retrial was back in session Tuesday. Stanko's ...

Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears: Trump Judge Amy Coney Barrett Tries to Deny Post-Conviction Relief Despite Prosecutor Hiding Hypnosis of Key Witness  People For the American WayConfirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears” is a blog series documenting the harmful impact of President Trump's judges on Americans' rights and liberties.

COA reverses murderer's post-conviction relief | 2018-09-06  Indiana LawyerPost-conviction relief was revoked from a man convicted of murder and sentenced to 141 years in prison after the Indiana Court of Appeals found res judicata ...

What happens now with Curtis Flowers' case? | In the Dark  APM ReportsUpdate: On Nov. 2, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Flowers' appeal. The justices will consider whether District Attorney Doug Evans has a history of ...

Man who struck and killed trooper on I-91 in 2003 seeks release from prison  vtdigger.orgEric Daley testifies during his post-conviction relief trial in Windsor Superior Court on Monday in White River Junction. Photo by Jennifer Hauck/Valley News.

Conley's Mother, Former Attorneys Testify At Post-Conviction Relief Hearing  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCHConvicted murder Andrew Conley is seeking a revision of his sentence which would give him the possibility of parole.

Justices send dismissed post-conviction case back to COA  Indiana LawyerThe Indiana Court of Appeals errantly dismissed a man's post-conviction relief case, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled, reinstating the man's case last week and ...

'Making a Murderer': Everything That's Happened Since Season One  Rolling StoneIt's been nearly three years since Netflix's Making a Murderer brought international attention to Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, and had just about everyone ...

Platt's post-conviction hearing stalled | News | ncnewsonline.com  New Castle NewsFrom his state prison cell, Leon Platt is trying to make a whodunit case out of the shooting death of Richard Hogue in an Ellwood City apartment.

NJ drunken driving: 10,000 cases at Jersey Shore could be wiped out  Asbury Park PressThe state Supreme Court's decision in a Monmouth County case leaves more than 20000 drunk driving cases — 10000 at the Shore — in question.

Mark Becker denied post-conviction relief  KCRGThe Iowa Court of Appeals has denied Mark Becker's application for post-conviction relief.

Judge denies Steven Avery's motion seeking new trial in 'Making a Murderer' case  Appleton Post CrescentMANITOWOC - The Sheboygan County Circuit Court judge overseeing Steven Avery's case on Thursday denied a motion by his attorneys seeking to ...

Convicted murderer of correctional officer missed deadline for sentence review  Herald-Mail MediaA man serving life plus 295 1/2 years for the 2006 murder of Correctional Officer Jeffery Wroten was allowed to request a review of his sentence last year, then ...

South Plainfield man's bid for post conviction relief denied, again  MyCentralJersey.comA South Plainfield man convicted of the 2005 murder of his estranged girlfriend during separate trials in 2007 and 2010 has lost his latest bid to avoid spending ...

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd 'to return to UK so he can fight conviction'  Yahoo LifestyleJack Shepherd caused the death of Charlotte Brown in December 2015 when the speedboat they were on for their date flipped over.

Curtis Flowers' lawyers want answers from Doug Evans  APM ReportsIn its latest filing, the defense team wants a chance to question the prosecutor under oath.

Hearing for death row inmate Stephen Stanko seeks new trial for murder conviction  WMBFConvicted murderer Stephen Stanko appeared in court in Georgetown County on Monday more than a decade after his murder trial for a post-conviction relief ...

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Man seeks to have Grafton murder conviction thrown out  Brattleboro ReformerNEWFANE — A former Bellows Falls man who was convicted of aiding in the 2002 murders of two people in the Mollie Beattie State Forest in Grafton is seeking ...

Adnan Syed Case Stalled for at Least Another Year  Rolling StoneIt's been two years since Serial subject Adnan Syed was granted a new trial, but his case will remain in limbo – and he'll remain in prison – for another year.

Court: Cranston man convicted in womens attacks gets another try at relief  The Providence JournalPROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The state Supreme Court has given a Cranston man serving time for assaulting and terrorizing prostitutes in the mid-1990s another chance ...

Allen Prue Challenging Murder Conviction | News  Caledonian RecordConvicted murderer Allen Prue is keeping busy in prison. Prue, who is serving a life sentence for the 2012 kidnapping and murder of St. Johnsbury resident ...

WATCH: Hearing for death row inmate Stephen Stanko continues in Georgetown County  WMBFStephen Stanko, who is currently sitting on death row after being convicted in two Grand Strand murders, is appearing in a Georgetown County courtroom ...

Legislature Passes Bill to Expand Post-Conviction Relief  U.S. News & World ReportANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Many bills remained in the balance as the minute hand ticked toward midnight on April 9, the last of Maryland's 90-day legislative ...

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New Paris baby sitter seeks sentence reduction in child's death case  Goshen NewsGOSHEN — A New Paris woman wants a review of the 30-year sentence she's serving following the death of a child she was babysitting.

Maryland passes bill to expand post-conviction relief  Delmarva Daily TimesPeople who have been convicted of crimes after a plea bargain may soon be able to appeal their convictions with DNA and other evidence, after a law passed ...

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Curtis Flowers' death penalty case: Lawyers seek to question prosecutor who tried man 6 times  Jackson Clarion LedgerCurtis Flowers was convicted in a sixth trial and sentenced to death for killing four people at a Winona Furniture store in 1996.

A Twin Falls man says his public defender failed him. Now he hopes reforms will help others like him.  Idaho StatesmanA Twin Falls, Idaho, man wants reform after his post-conviction relief for ineffective counsel thanks to a public defender he says failed him.

Lawyer: We would have pointed 'finger' at Boyd in killings  WBIR.comKNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A former defense attorney for death row inmate Lemaricus Davidson says he would have tried to implicate a friend of Davidson's in the ...

Panezich appeals denial of post-conviction relief  Youngstown VindicatorBy Justin Wier · jwier@vindy.com. YOUNGSTOWN. A man who led what prosecutors called the largest sports-memorabilia fraud case in the country will again ...

LB officials announce RISE program in effort to assist residents with post-conviction relief  Signal TribuneCity of Long Beach officials hosted a press conference Nov. 1 at City Hall to announce the Restoration Initiative for Safety and Employment (RISE) program, ...

Where Are Tommy Ward & Karl Fontenot From The Innocent Man Now?  Refinery29They were convicted of the 1984 murder of Denice Haraway in Ada, OK, but were are they now?

‘The Innocent Man’: Inside Murder Cases in Netflix’s New True-Crime Show  Rolling StoneThe Innocent Man, Netflix's new binge-worthy true-crime series, is a six-part examination of two seemingly unrelated murder cases that occurred in Ada, ...

Mablin seeks speedy trial  Clinton HeraldCLINTON — The attorney for a Clinton man, convicted of a 2007 murder, has submitted a demand for a speedy trial in regard to the defendant's retrial.

She killed her boyfriend then ate a burger. Now, at 72, she wants a new trial or death  Hilton Head Island PacketA woman convicted of a 1991 killing in the Conway area in Horry County, SC asks for a new trial or to be put to death in a new court filing. She is serving a life ...

Post-conviction relief denied to Dover business owner  Delaware State NewsDOVER — A former downtown Dover businessman's latest attempt to contest a conviction for fleeing police and causing an injurious accident in 2013 was ...

Judge to decide outcome of Stanko hearing  WMBFIn the next few days, a judge is expected to announce the outcome of death row inmate Stephen Stanko's post-conviction hearing.

Why the Midterms Were Good News For Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey  Rolling StoneThe midterm election results are in, and in addition to winning control of the House of Representatives, Democratic candidates managed to unseat Republican ...

Law's Reentry Clinic helps Angelenos with criminal records get back on their feet | UCLA  UCLA NewsroomMembers of UCLA School of Law's Reentry Legal Clinic are honored by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. On the second Saturday of every month, ...

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Appeals court upholds sex offender's HIV conviction  Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierWATERLOO – The Iowa Court of Appeals has turned down a former Waterloo sex offender's request to throw out HIV transmission charges.

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COA affirms denial of ineffective counsel PCR claim  Indiana LawyerThe Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed Tuesday the denial of a man's successive petition for post-conviction relief, finding the man's trial attorney's strategy was ...

Motion to dismiss Coleman petition  The Republic-TimesIn what may finally bring the murder conviction of Chris Coleman to a close, Monroe County State's Attorney Chris Hitzemann filed a motion last week to dismiss ...

Gary man on death row denied latest appeal request  Chicago TribuneA Gary man on death row for killing his wife and two stepchildren lost his latest request in his appeals process. In an order filed Friday, a Lake County magistrate ...

New trial ordered in Ritenour murder case | News  OttumwacourierOSKALOOSA — A judge has set aside Alicia Ritenour's conviction in the death of her daughter, Ava, ordering a new trial.

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Nathan Rennie Charged with Drunk Driving  Pinkbike.comThe former Australian Downhill Champion and 2003 overall World Cup winner Nathan Rennie has been fined $3000 and had his license suspended for nine ...

Time running out for convicted exterminator Jason Smith's murder appeal  KYW Newsradio 1060PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The exterminator who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for strangling a doctor and setting her body on fire in ...

Ohio Supreme Court rules in favor of appellate court, grants Weaver new hearing  Y-City NewsThe former Muskingum University student convicted of murder in the death of her newborn will have the chance at a reduced sentence after a recent Ohio ...

Twice-convicted cop killer seeks new trial  wpde.comLuzenski Cottrell, a twice-convicted death row inmate, is asking for post-conviction relief. Cottrell fatally shot Myrtle Beach police officer Joe McGarry in 2002.

man's murder conviction overturned after 9 years | 6abc.com  WPVI-TVJaamal Simmons was implicated in the murder of Rodney Barnes at 24th and Norris streets in July 2009. He says his conviction was based on a witness ...