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.

New Paris baby sitter challenges child-death conviction again  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.

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.

City man wants judge recused from appeal | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona MirrorFrom Mirror staff reports HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man sentenced to three-to-six years in a state prison is asking a Blair County judge to recuse himself.

‘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, ...

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.

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Escape Rule-Post-Capture Error  Missouri Lawyers MediaWhere a defendant challenged the application of the escape rule to dismiss his motion for post-conviction relief, the judgment is reversed and remanded ...

Criminal – Post-conviction relief – Effectiveness of counsel  Rhode Island Lawyers WeeklyWhere a petitioner convicted of murder applied for post-conviction relief, he has failed to show that his trial counsel or his appellate counsel provided ineffective ...

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Timeliness-Appointment of Counsel  Missouri Lawyers MediaWhere a trial court dismissed an indigent defendant's pro se Rule 24.035 motion as untimely without appointing counsel, the motion court was required to ...

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Categorically Unreasonable Strategic Decisions  Missouri Lawyers MediaMovant, serving five concurrent prison terms for various sex crimes, moved for post-conviction relief alleging ineffective assistance of trial counsel, who chose to ...

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Effectiveness of Counsel  Missouri Lawyers MediaWhere a defendant in a DWI case argued that his trial counsel was ineffective for failing to call his doctor to testify about his illnesses and medication side effects, ...

Lawyers Seek to Question Prosecutor in Disputed Murder Case  U.S. News & World ReportJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Defense lawyers are seeking to question a district attorney who has tried a man six times in a disputed death penalty case.

Defendant denied fair opportunity to seek post-conviction relief  Rhode Island Lawyers WeeklyA convicted felon was wrongly deprived of a full, fair and counselled opportunity to seek post-conviction relief after his court-appointed attorney categorized his ...

Confessed killer seeks new attorney to appeal Union County murder  Sunbury Daily ItemLEWISBURG — The confessed killer of a Union County yoga instructor returns to court this week as part of his quest to have his guilty plea tossed.

King gets new counsel in appeal process  Galesburg Register-MailGALESBURG — A Galesburg man's post-conviction relief effort will have new counsel moving forward.Lamont A. King, 43, formerly of West Knox Street, made a ...

Fine Print: Civil court Dec. 10-13  Brown County DemocratNew suits filed Dec. 10 Steven Pickering vs. Kylie Smith, Stacy Smith, complaint to cancel contract for immediate possession and quieting title Eric Garrett, ...

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Effectiveness Of Counsel-Sex Offender Registry  Missouri Lawyers MediaWhere a defendant, who was required to register as a sex offender after he failed to report his Facebook accounts, claimed that his counsel was ineffective for ...

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?

COA to hear post-conviction, attempted murder cases  Indiana LawyerThe Indiana Court of Appeals will hear arguments this week in a murder case and on two post-conviction petitions. Appellate judges will first hear Romana ...

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 ...

Anderson awaits ruling on death-row case | News  Mohave Valley NewsKINGMAN — A week-long evidentiary hearing has ended for a California drifter who sits on Arizona's death row for a 1996 triple murder in Golden Valley.

Criminal – Post-conviction relief – Ineffective assistance  Rhode Island Lawyers WeeklyWhere an application for post-conviction relief was denied, that judgment should be affirmed, as (1) the applicant's contention that notice that he would be ...

Ritenour conviction overturned; new trial to be held - Oskaloosa News  Oskaloosa newsOskaloosa, Iowa- A nearly five-year-old murder case has taken a new twist after a Senior Judge found ineffective assistance of counsel. Alicia Ritenour's 2014 ...

Wickes seeks new trial  Clinton HeraldCLINTON — A former Camanche School District teacher sentenced to serve a prison sentence not to exceed five years for sexual exploitation by a school ...

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.

Lockhart seeks to have death sentence lifted in 2008 murder of AU co-ed  Opelika Auburn NewsAn Iraq War veteran waiting on death row for the 2008 capital murder of Auburn University freshman Lauren Burk is returning to Auburn in mid-December for a ...

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 ...

William Casey Hearing Continued  Greeneville SunWilliam Casey will have to wait until 2019 to find out if his most recent bid for a new trial will be granted by a Sullivan County Criminal Court judge.

Court Beat | Monticello Herald Journal  Newsbug.infoIn the last week, the White County Prosecutor's Office filed 19 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 720 criminally-based charges so far this year.

Ohio Supreme Court rejects death row inmate’s latest appeal in 1984 Cleveland murder  cleveland.comThe Ohio Supreme Court has rejected death row inmate Anthony Apanovitch's latest appeal of his conviction for murdering Mary Ann Flynn.

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.

New Pa. laws passed in 2018 focus on victims' and criminals' rights  York Daily RecordThe Pennsylvania Senate and House were able to come to terms on a few bills that made it to the governor's desk and were signed into law.

Vermont Man Convicted in Teacher Killing Seeks Legal Review  NECNA Vermont man who was convicted of killing a teacher in 2012 has filed a second post-conviction relief request.

Convicted murderer sentenced to another 25 years for breaking into Star woman’s home  Idaho StatesmanJamie Charboneau was ordered to serve 25 years in prison for burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for breaking into a Star woman's home ...

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 ...

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.

Appellate Court upholds murder conviction of former Gary and Hammond cop  Kokomo PerspectiveThe Indiana Appellate Court has upheld the murder conviction of former Gary and Hammond police officer Kevin Campbell, who was sentenced to 55 years ...

ACLU of Nebraska argues death penalty case in Supreme Court  Lincoln Journal StarThe ACLU of Nebraska was back in court Wednesday, this time the state Supreme Court, arguing its case on behalf of eight men on death row, challenging the ...

He's spent 30 years on death row. Now a Utah convict wants a new trial  KSL.comA Chicago native has spent nearly half of his life on Utah's death row for the killing of a Provo grandmother.

This Week's Florida Appeals: Weeks Of November 19 - 30, 2018 - Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration - United States  Mondaq News AlertsThis Week's Florida Appeals: Weeks Of November 19 - 30, 2018 United States Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration Carlton Fields 4 Dec 2018.

Woman seeks to overturn murder conviction in death of newborn 14 years ago  Observer-ReporterA woman serving a life sentence for first-degree murder appeared Monday in Washington County Court in an effort to have her conviction overturned.

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 ...

Court upholds conviction of W.Va. man who killed deputy in I-79 crash  Observer-ReporterA murder conviction was upheld for a West Virginia man who rammed a Monongalia County sheriff's deputy's cruiser during a chase near the Mt. Morris exit on ...

The most complicated of courts  Union Daily TimesUNION COUNTY — The Union County Clerk of Court's Office is looking to fill a clerk's position in its Common Pleas Court that is coming open…

Court Rules Cyntoia Brown Must Spend 51 Years In Prison To Be Eligible For Parole  VibeCyntoia Brown must spend at least five decades in prison before she will be eligible for parole, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled.

Jim Kenyon: A Second Chance at Less Time  Valley NewsEric Daley went to prison when he was 23 after leading Vermont State Police on a high speed chase that resulted in the death of Trooper Michael Johnson in ...

Businesses That Service Inmates Find Opportunity for Exposure with America's Largest Inmate Shopping Guide and Service Directory for Prisoners - Press Release  Digital JournalFree Listing and Other Advertising Opportunities Available from Experienced Publishers Specializing in Literature and Other Gifts for Inmates. This press release ...

Iowa Supreme Court won't review man's conviction for Jackson County bank robbery  telegraphherald.comThe Iowa Supreme Court won't hear the appeal of a man convicted of a Jackson County bank robbery.

Mass murderer set for new hearing | Local News  Brunswick NewsIn a little more than two weeks, Guy William Heinze Jr. will be back in the Glynn County Courthouse for a new hearing on a motion for a new trial.

Convicted Murderer asks for new evidence  KSN-TVThe Supreme Court of Kansas is now considering whether or not Elgin Robinson Jr. can dig up new evidence in murder conviction.

Karl Fontenot Now: Where Is He Today? Was He Released?  Heavy.comKarl Fontenot and Tommy Ward were convicted of the murder of Donna Denise Haraway in 1985. Here's what you need to know about where Fontenot is now.

Chicago man sentenced for fentanyl possession  Superior TelegramA Chicago man who was found with large quantities of fentanyl at a Superior motel will spend the next four years in state prison. Erick Julian Morgan, 29, ...

This Week's Florida Appeals: Week Of November 12 - 16, 2018 - Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration - United States  Mondaq News AlertsU.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals United States Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration Carlton Fields 22 Nov 2018.

Criminal Law: Disqualification Order-Prosecutor's Office  Missouri Lawyers MediaWhere a county prosecutor challenged a circuit court order disqualifying her and her entire office from representing the state in a post-conviction relief case in ...

Vermont man pleads guilty to murdering foster mom  WCAXA Vermont man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2000 killing of his foster mother.

'Some of the most amazing public servants:' York County District Attorney's Office honors 14  York Daily Record"Every day, I work with people who are some of the highest integrity and ethical public servants that you could ever ask for," District Attorney Dave Sunday said.

Ohio womans Facebook post on gun at school lands her in jail  The Columbus DispatchBARBERTON — A northeast Ohio woman cried and appeared stunned Monday after she was sentenced to 30 days of house arrest and three days in jail for ...

Questions over legal competency to stand trial in Maricopa County can linger for years  AZCentralMaricopa County prosecutors traditionally take a tough-on-crime stance that makes them want to prosecute each case to the fullest. And seriously mentally ill ...

Judge denies relief request from former Clifton principal serving 99-year sentence for murder  Waco Tribune-HeraldFormer Clifton High School Principal Joe Bryan will not be receiving the Christmas miracle he was hoping for this year after a judge on Thursday denied his ...

Supreme Court Calendar: December 2018  Minnesota LawyerSummaries of upcoming Supreme Court arguments.

Appeal allowed to continue in 2012 machete attack near GAR  Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderJuan Borbon was arrested in 2012 on charges he assaulted a teen boy with a machete outside Wilkes-Barre Area's GAR High School. - Times Leader file photo.

'Making a Murderer' lawyers to give a series of talks across Ireland next year  Buzz.ieBrendan Dassey's lawyers from the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer' have announced a speaking tour across Ireland next summer.

Lycoming County to vote Thursday on White Deer contract with Billy Casper  Williamsport Sun-GazetteAn agreement renewal with Billy Casper Golf will be up for vote later this week, allowing the management company to hold onto the reigns at the White Deer ...

Does 'Making a Murderer Part 2' live up to its predecessor?  ABA JournalSteven Avery's attorney Kathleen Zellner addresses a crowd of reporters in Making a Murderer Part 2. Photos courtesy of Netflix. Back in 2015, my wife and I ...

Criminal – Sex offender registration – Duration  Rhode Island Lawyers WeeklyWhere a petitioner who pleaded nolo contendere to failure to register as a sex offender applied for post-conviction relief, a Superior Court judgment denying the ...

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 ...

Court: Man can't appeal | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona MirrorAn Altoona man has been denied the right to pursue a post-conviction appeal because he has already served his sentence, according to an opinion issued ...

Could a Supreme Court Decision Entitle 2,000 Oklahoma Inmates to New Trials?  The AtlanticRoughly half of the state could be designated as reservation land. No one's sure what that would mean for Native inmates whose crimes occurred within those ...

Attorney General Coffman files motion to stay lawsuit in exoneration case  Valley CourierDENVER — Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced on Wednesday that her office has filed a Motion to Stay proceedings in the civil lawsuit ...

Ex-Wilmington Trust president gets six years for hiding bad loans  American BankerFormer Wilmington Trust President Robert Harra was sentenced to six years in prison for misleading regulators about the bank's portfolio of overdue loans in ...

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy  CT PostWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program was ...

The Daystarter: Relief for Howard Frankland commuters; an accused serial killer's possible Tampa Bay ties;  Tampa Bay TimesCatching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.

Know who would love impeachment? Trump (Commentary)  Syracuse.comPresident Donald Trump speaks before signing H.R. 390, the "Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018," in the Oval Office of the White ...

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 ...

Kanye West Gets Called Out For Using His Phone During Broadway Performance  VibeOne of the actors performing in The Cher Show called out the 'YANDHI' rapper for using his cell phone during their opening night performance on Twitter.

Jesuit province releases names of accused abusers  Washington PostThe Roman Catholic Jesuit province serving much of the eastern United States is releasing the names of Jesuits who face “credible or established” accusations ...

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 ...

Public Record for Dec. 12 | News  Bolivar Herald-Free PressCIRCUIT COURT ACTIONS. The following actions were taken last week in Polk County Circuit Court. Dollar amounts listed are for fines only; court costs are in ...

Study Shows Gun Violence Cuts African Americans Life Expectancy By Four Years Or More  VibeBoston University has found that the life expectancy of African Americans has lowered by more than 4-years due to gun violence.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sajjan Kumar convicted in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Who said what  Times of IndiaIndia News: NEW DELHI: The conviction of senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar on Monday in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots has evoked strong ...

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Carroll Man’s Post-Conviction Relief Request Results In OWI Charge Being Dismissed  1380 KCIMA Carroll man's operating while intoxicated conviction has been dismissed after a District Court judge ordered evidence be suppressed. In June of 2017, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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, ...