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RISE Program to Assist Residents with Post-Conviction ReliefPrecinct Reporter GroupMayor Robert Garcia and City Prosecutor Doug Haubert announced a first-of-its-kind program in Long Beach, Restoration Initiative for Safety and Employment (RISE), which will provide free assistance to those who are eligible to seal their low-level ...

Vermont man convicted in teacher killing seeks legal reviewWRAL.comJOHNSBURY, Vt. — A Vermont man who was convicted of killing a teacher in 2012 has filed a second post-conviction relief request. The Caledonian-Record reports a judge has granted 32-year-old Allen Prue's attorney 90 days so he can amend his client's ...and more »

Criminal Law:Post-Conviction Relief-Abandonment-Retained CounselMissouri Lawyers MediaWhere a defendant filed a timely pro se motion for post-conviction relief and then retained counsel who filed an untimely amended motion, the Missouri Supreme Court has declined to extend the abandonment doctrine to excuse an untimely amended motion ...

Criminal Law:Post-Conviction Relief-Abandonment Inquiry-Statement In Lieu Of MotionMissouri Lawyers MediaWhere a defendant challenged the denial of an abandonment inquiry after his appointed counsel filed a statement in lieu of an amended motion, the filing of a timely statement in lieu of an amended motion does not necessitate an abandonment inquiry, and ...

Arizona Daily Sun
Moncher's perjury conviction could endanger past convictions (copy)Arizona Daily SunBecause of this perjury conviction, the defendants in cases where Moncher testified, who may be serving time in a prison cell, can now file for what is called post-conviction relief. Post-conviction relief could give imprisoned criminals the ...

WOWT
Court denies convicted killer's appealWOWTThe high court Friday upheld a lower court's denial of Christopher Edwards' second motion for post-conviction relief. The court found that Edwards' appeal - saying the lower court should have held an evidentiary hearing on his claim that his attorney ...Appeal of man convicted in Omaha officer's death rejected1011nowall 50 news articles »

LB officials announce RISE program in effort to assist residents with post-conviction reliefSignal 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, which will provide free assistance to those who are eligible to seal their low-level misdemeanor ...and more »

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Double Jeopardy- Statutory RapeMissouri Lawyers MediaWhere a defendant, who pleaded guilty to counts of statutory rape and forcible rape for two single acts, brought a double-jeopardy challenge, the judgment is affirmed because the legislature intended that forcible rape and statutory rape be separate ...

Outburst by cop's widow gets her ejected from court in Mumia Abu-Jamal hearingAlbuquerque JournalBut Assistant District Attorney Tracey Kavanagh, supervisor of the District Attorney's Post Conviction Relief Unit, told Tucker that this allegedly missing memo hasn't been found. Judith Ritter, one of Abu-Jamal's lawyers, said she sent a new right-to ...and more »

Clinton Herald
Mablin trial put on hold during appeals processClinton HeraldCLINTON — Prosecutors' appeal of a post-conviction relief ruling granting a new trial for a Clinton man previously convicted of a 2007 murder will be heard before his re-trial begins. District Court Judge John Telleen on Wednesday submitted an order ...

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