Morrisroe regains right to appeal conviction in hit-and-run death  Bradford EraA ruling Thursday in McKean County Court has restored appeal rights to Paul Morrisroe, who is serving a prison sentence for a DUI-related fatal hit-and-run ...

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 ...

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 ...

Post-conviction relief sought in robbery case  Clinton HeraldCLINTON — A Clinton man serving a 25-year prison sentence for felony robbery is requesting post-conviction relief.

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.

Post-conviction relief on 'Rosemond' grounds in error  Rhode Island Lawyers WeeklyA trial judge wrongly applied the U.S. Supreme Court's Rosemond v. United States precedent in granting post-conviction relief to a defendant convicted of aiding ...

Montana Innocence Project announces new executive director, legal director  The MissoulianThe Montana Innocence Project on Wednesday announced a change in leadership for the nonprofit.

Jim Kenyon: Turning the tables on Vt. police policies after manslaughter conviction  Valley NewsAt the time of Eric Daley's sentencing in 2004, it was easy to believe the two-bit drug dealer (marijuana, mostly) got the lengthy prison sentence that he deserved.

'02 murderconvict getsmore timefor challenge  Brattleboro ReformerNEWFANE — A Windham County judge gave the attorney for a former Bellows Falls man, convicted in a 2002 double murder in Grafton, more time to file an ...

Petition deadline passes for convicted killer seeking to withdraw guilty plea  Meadville TribuneThe 30-day deadline for a Cochranton area woman to petition Pennsylvania Supreme Court to let her withdraw a guilty plea in the brutal murder of an Ohio ...

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 ...

Postconviction Motion Denied – Wisconsin Law Journal – WI Legal News & Resources  Wisconsin Law JournalBrandon J. Hand appeals pro se from judgments of convictions in two drug cases and from the order denying his motion for postconviction relief.

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 ...

Court of Appeals finds no error in use of Groves' confession  Willcox Range NewsTUCSON — A Willcox man has until March 1 to petition his sentencing judge for post-conviction relief now that the Arizona Court of Appeals has upheld his ...

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 ...

'I was shocked:' Brother of death row inmate Stephen Stanko takes the stand on day two of hearing  WMBFStephen Stanko's post-conviction hearing continued on Tuesday for the second day.

Bid to set aside murder, attempted murder convictions rejected  Indiana LawyerA man who pleaded guilty at age 15 lost his appeal on a motion to set aside his murder and attempted murder convictions when the Indiana Court of Appeals ...

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 ...

Deported and 9,000 Miles Apart, but ‘You Stay With the Person You Love’  The New York TimesChuh A and Rex Ny, both Montagnards, have fought for their relationship since his deportation, pushing back against physical separation and 12-hour time ...

Former Jackson County man seeks to overturn kidnapping conviction  telegraphherald.comA man convicted of first-degree kidnapping in Jackson County seeks postconviction relief.

Convicted sex offender gets one more shot at pleading his case in court  NJ.comA registered sex offender will get a *fresh* chance to argue his innocence after an appellate court reversed a ruling denying his petition for post-conviction relief.

Man's murder conviction overturned after 9 years  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 ...

Local News, Court affirms sentence in Hoodoo rape  Bonner County Daily BeeSANDPOINT — The Idaho Court of Appeals is upholding the life sentence imposed against a Washington state man accused of raping a woman in the Hoodoo ...

Wolf Joins Business and Entertainment Leaders to Announce National Criminal Justice Reform Organization | GantNews.com  GANT NewsNew York, NY – Gov. Tom Wolf, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel joined leaders from the worlds of ...

Split 7th Circuit: Victim hypnosis evidence wrongly withheld  Indiana LawyerAn Indiana man who was “confidently” identified as the perpetrator of an Elkhart shooting after the victim was hypnotized will be allowed to go free after a ...

State seeks dismissal of relief petition in stabbing  Bonner County Daily BeeHarp. SANDPOINT — The state is moving to dismiss a post-conviction relief petition filed by a Washington state man imprisoned for stabbing another man ...

Michelle Carter Begins 15-Month Jail Sentence For Texting Suicide Conviction  HuffPostTAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who sent her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself was jailed Monday on ...

Fifth District rejects murderer's plea for post-conviction relief  Madison County RecordMOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- A convicted murderer has failed in his appeal for post conviction relief and a reduction of his 20-year sentence.

Mumia and the power of the people  FinalCall.com NewsWhat's your opinion on this article? Gregory-Muhammad_02-12-2019.jpg. Prayer, rallies, town hall meetings, networking and organizing won what supporters ...

Pa. Senate Democrats reviewing complaint about State Sen. Daylin Leach  Philly.comHARRISBURG — Senate Democrats said they have hired an outside law firm to investigate a complaint by a woman who alleges that State Sen. Daylin Leach ...

Foreign Affairs Symposium lineup features grassroots activists  The Hub at Johns HopkinsA diverse array of activists is slated to visit Johns Hopkins University this semester as part of the annual Foreign Affairs Symposium. This year's theme is "Disrupt.

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 ...

‘God Forgive Him’: El Chapo’s Guilty Verdict Brings Mixed Feelings in Mexico  Rolling StoneWithin moments of the jury announcing the guilty verdict of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in the snow-laden court in Brooklyn, word of the result was rippling ...

Zachary Witman granted parole in 1998 murder of his brother  York DispatchWitman is still in custody and will not be released until on or after May 21, said board of probation spokeswoman Laura Treaster.

Messenger: In Missouri, the road to debtors' prison starts with cash bail  St. Louis Post-DispatchEven as Missouri Supreme Court prepares to address 'jail bill' scheme, woman in Ray County Jail fights for her freedom from it.

The Time I Was Marooned In Ann Arbor With Marvin Warner For Two Months  WVXUIf I never set foot in Ann Arbor, Michigan, again, it will be too soon.

In first interview since ICE detention, rapper 21 Savage calls immigration policy enforcement 'broken'  CNNRapper 21 Savage says his nearly 10-day detention by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency accentuates what he says are the agency's flaws.

Nebraska Supreme Court tosses lawsuit over death penalty referendum, says inmates have other options to challenge sentences  Lincoln Journal StarNebraska's Supreme Court has affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed on behalf of eight men on death row challenging the referendum where voters chose to ...

Rapper 21 Savage released from ICE detention but could still be deported  CNNRapper 21 Savage was released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody Wednesday after spending more than a week in detention, his attorney ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

New York City Council Members File A Dozen Marijuana Proposals In One Day  Marijuana MomentAs New York State gets closer to establishing a commercial marijuana market, members of the New York City Council are introducing numerous ...

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

‘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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

The Incredibly Complicated, Potentially Insurmountable Legal Situation Facing 21 Savage  Rolling StoneAt the beginning of 2019, 21 Savage was the most popular artist in the country: I Am > I Was, his most recent album, spent two weeks on top of the Billboard 200.

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 ...

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.

Carroll Woman Seeks Postconviction Relief On Prior Convictions, Citing Arresting Officer’s Credibility  1380 KCIMA postconviction relief request was filed last week in District Court for Carroll County questioning the credibility of former Carroll Police officer, Jacob Smith.

21 Savage's Immigration Case Has Mobilized the Music Community. Here's Everything to Know  TIMEThe arrest of rapper 21 Savage by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Atlanta on Super Bowl Sunday has prompted widespread outrage from ...

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 ...

1600: Human rights wrongs? Here's sand in your eye  NewsdayBlood on all hands? After Donald Trump took office, his supporters cheered the end of what they had ridiculed as Barack Obama's "apology tours." But under the ...

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.

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?

Moncher's perjury conviction could endanger past convictions (copy)  Arizona Daily SunWhen you stir hot coals, you can sometimes find a flame.

Supreme Court requires evidence review in post-conviction case  Minnesota LawyerExpressing frustration with the District Court, the Supreme Court prophylactically reversed a denial of claims for postconviction relief in a murder trial because the ...

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.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has No Problem With President Trump Smoking Marijuana In Office  Marijuana MomentRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) doesn't care if a sitting president smokes marijuana, she says, arguing that cannabis shouldn't be held to a different ...

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, ...

21 Savage Released on Bond Following ICE Incarceration: 'He Won His Freedom,' Say Lawyers  PEOPLE.com"21 Savage asked us to send a special message to his fans and supporters," his lawyers say in a statement shared to Facebook.

Convicted murderer granted post-conviction relief 18 years after killing  KATUFamily of a murder victim are preparing for a trial after a judge granted the man responsible for the death post-conviction relief.In 2003, Rafael Mora Contreras ...

Post-conviction relief denied to Dover business owner - Delaware State News  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 ...

'Do-Over' Disallowed for Post-Conviction Challenge After Attorney's Failure to File, NY Court Rules | New York Law Journal  Law.comThe New York Court of Appeals rejected an argument on Tuesday from a defendant that said he should be given a second chance to appeal his conviction to the ...

Ritenour attends court proceedings | Local News  Oskaloosa HeraldOSKALOOSA — Alicia Ritenour was in the Mahaska County courtroom Tuesday and Wednesday, seeking post-conviction relief.

Court denies convicted killer's appeal  WOWTLINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) -- The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeal by a man convicted of killing a University of Nebraska at Omaha student ...

Inmate blames lawyer for conviction  DeKalb Daily ChronicleSYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge said Monday that it will be October before he can rule on whether a man convicted of assaulting a child with Asperger's ...

Myrtle Beach area man who killed, cut off coworker’s genitals seeks new trial  Myrtle Beach OnlineA man accused of killing a coworker and cutting off his genitals has filed his latest appeal. Eric Rieb was convicted of killing Joe Award in 2000 at a North Myrtle ...

Appeals court rejects filing by Steve Kraus  Port Clinton News HeraldAppeals court rules that former State Rep. Steve Kraus failed to meet the deadline in filing petition for post-conviction relief.

Violent burglar serving decades in prison loses 12th appeal  NJ.comRobert Lee Edwards is serving a 30-year term for several crimes, including kidnapping and sexual assault.

Group asks Jefferson Parish judge to toss out conviction of Marrero woman serving life in prison  The AdvocateThe Innocence Project New Orleans has asked a Jefferson Parish judge to throw out the conviction of a Marrero woman who went to prison for life a decade ago, ...

Dozens claim a Chicago detective beat them into confessions. A pattern of abuse or a pattern of lies?  The Washington PostA longtime inmate — and dozens of others — say they were beaten and threatened into confessions by a police officer who prosecutors and colleagues say ...

Convicted Murderer Jessica Holtmeyer Appears for Special Review Hearing | GantNews.com  GANT NewsCLEARFIELD – Convicted murderer Jessica Holtmeyer was in court Friday for a special hearing with testimony regarding whether she has been rehabilitated or ...

Robert Ryman, Minimalist Painter Who Made the Most of White, Dies at 88  The New York TimesRobert Ryman, one of the most important American artists to emerge after World War II, a Minimalist who achieved a startling non-Minimalist variety in his ...

Court Of Appeals Upholds Denial Of Relief For Convicted Carroll Sexual Offender  1380 KCIMA 41-year-old Carroll man, convicted in April 2014 on six counts of third-degree sexual abuse, will be remaining behind bars. According to documents filed ...

Rosario: Does Minnesota ‘have a compassion problem’ when issuing pardons?  St. Paul Pioneer Press“I don't want my name in the paper. My kids don't even know about this.” Pardon me, but I'm talking here about what a 75-year-old Twin Cities man said to me ...

Burleigh County judge grants post-conviction re-trial in GSI case  KFYR-TVA Burleigh County judge granted post-conviction relief for a man who was sentenced on two gross sexual imposition charges in 2016.

Man sentenced to death for 2010 killing of Columbia rapper denied latest request for relief  WPMT FOX 43LANCASTER COUNTY -- A man sentenced to death for killing a hip-hop artist after a show in Columbia in 2010 has been denied his latest request for relief, ...

Some Prosecutors Are Erasing Old Weed Convictions. Why Isn't Yours?  HuffPostLOS ANGELES ― Millions of Americans have marijuana-related convictions on their criminal records — marks that can impair their ability to obtain jobs, housing ...

Ross Ulbricht Denied Post-Conviction Relief Extension  Bitcoin NewsThe man convicted of creating the Silk Road marketplace, Ross Ulbricht, has lost yet another appeal to extend his post-conviction relief. Judge Forrest.

Public defender predicts new trial possible for client's role in Rethlake murder  Kokomo PerspectiveA state public defender believes the evidence of payments made to a key witness in the Abby Rethlake murder trials will garner his client a new trial.

Court denies petition filed by man convicted for the murder of Earl Olander  SW News MediaThe Minnesota Supreme Court denied a petition for review filed by a man who was sentenced to 37 years for the murder of Earl Olander in Carver County.

Winona County killer denied by Minnesota Supreme Court  KIMT 3ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Winona County murderer gets some bad news on the day before his birthday. The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected the petition for ...

Galesburg man’s appeal moves forward after idling for years  Galesburg Register-MailGALESBURG — After idling for about a decade, a Galesburg man's post-conviction relief filing related to a November 2004 shooting at Andrews Lounge is ...

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 ...

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.

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.

George Burch files formal notice of appeal  WBAYGREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - A man convicted of what his judge called "the most brutal murder" committed by one man in Brown County is appealing after his ...

Convicted murderer sentenced to another 25 years for breaking into Star woman’s home  Idaho StatesmanJaime Charboneau, a convicted murderer, has been ordered to serve 25 years in prison for burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for breaking ...

Justices say 1993 Arkansas murder case needs relook  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-GazetteThe Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday offered some post-conviction relief to a Pine Bluff man whose death sentence for a robbery-turned-murder has ...

Where All the People from Netflix's The Innocent Man Are Now  TV GuideNetflix's The Innocent Man docu-series is the streaming *service's* latest exposé of a small town's criminal justice system gone wrong, featuring four men ...

Justices reject appeal | News  McComb Enterprise JournalThe Mississippi Supreme Court is refusing to hear an appeal from a man sentenced to 50 years for impregnating a 14-year-old Pike County girl.

Paul man convicted of kidnapping, rape can't get out of jail  Idaho State JournalRUPERT — A Minidoka County District Court judge denied a request to free a Paul man who was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and raping a woman ...

Convicted Murderer Andrew Conley Returns To Rising Sun For Court Hearing  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCHIn 2009, Andrew Conley shook the small town to its core when he murdered his 10-year-old brother.