Appeals court reverses Lamar Co. post-conviction relief dismissal  WDAM

Judge enters order in Coleman case  The Republic-Times

State Supreme Court rejects repeat offender’s appeal  Houma Courier

Time running out for convicted exterminator Jason Smith's murder appeal  RADIO.COM

New Post-Conviction Hearing Ordered Before Different Judge Based On Comments Made From Bench  The Chattanoogan

New judge will hear Tennessee man's murder appeal after first judge said he prefers Texas law  ABA Journal

Opinions Sept. 17, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

Trump Judges Try to Uphold Conviction Despite Suppression of Evidence that Could Have Demonstrated Man's Innocence: Confirmed Judges Confirmed Fears  People For the American Way

Witness perjury. Forgery. Evidence shared. Murder convict from KC deserves new trial  Kansas City Star

Judge grants Williamsburg man new trial in 2009 murder case  Live 5 News WCSC

Opinions Sept. 9, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

Judge rules against Coleman  The Republic-Times

Meek Mill returns to court seeking to overturn 2008 conviction, requests retrial  RADIO.COM

Op-ed: What matters for cannabis investors heading into the November elections  CNBC

Frustrated House Democrats push for action on new economic relief bill  The Washington Post

Man convicted of killing a taxi driver in Conway says he should get a new trial.  Myrtle Beach Sun News

Advocates say inmate who died from COVID-19 was innocent  RADIO.COM

Inmate seeks sentence relief | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

Faulkner pushes DA to recuse himself from Mumia Abu-Jamal  RADIO.COM

Jefferson Woman’s Post-Conviction Relief Application For 2016 Firearm Conviction Scheduled For Jan. 2021  1380 KCIM

Witness' credibility left up to judge to decide in Bolivar man's murder appeal  TribLIVE

Court: Criminal time limits suspended for several parishes  KTBS

Burrell hearing continued to next year | Heraldrepublican

Court Of Appeals Upholds Manslaughter Conviction  Crothersville Times

With help from the Alaska Innocence Project, Anchorage man who served 14 years in prison looks to have his record cleared in case that challenges the judicial merits of Shaken Baby Syndrome  Anchorage Press

Carole Baskin says finding missing former husband would be 'huge relief'  New York Post

'He has a fresh start': Gov. Wolf signs pardon for McKeesport man denied council seat  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Opinions Sept. 8, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

Lira's post-conviction relief appeal denied  Clinton Herald

SCOV Law Blog: This post-conviction relief appeal took 25 years to settle

State: Gengler's petition for post conviction relief should be denied due to late filing

Man convicted of stabbing woman drops effort to obtain post conviction relief

Prentiss seeks post-conviction relief  Clinton Herald

Thorsten Rushing files for post-conviction relief  KSWO

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

Man convicted of sex crimes placed on furlough after court faults defense  Bennington Banner

Curtis Flowers post-conviction relief appeal dismissed as moot  WJTV

State Post-Conviction Filing Means Federal Habeas Request Timely  Bloomberg Law

Convicted murderer's post-conviction request denied  Clinton Herald

Procedural rule does not give right to post-conviction DNA testing, court decides

Pervis Payne: Death row inmate nearing execution granted bid for DNA testing in double murder  KOKI FOX 23

Understanding the Rules of the Road for Pardon Applications  Lexology

Oklahoma Attorney General Seeks Guidance Amid 'Flood' Of Post-McGirt Appeals  KOSU

Convicted murderer withdraws post-conviction petition  Herald-Mail Media

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

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

Judge grants state's motion to dismiss Coleman petition  The Republic-Times

Man convicted twice in Grand Forks murder appeals for post-conviction relief  The Dickinson Press

Ex-trooper loses appeal in assault case  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Judge denies Lee Hall's request for post-conviction relief; execution to move forward  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Former life coach serving prison for sex assaults seeking post conviction relief  New Jersey Herald

Muncie molester serving 40-year term seeks 'post-conviction relief'  The Star Press

Judge denies request for post-conviction relief from man convicted of 2015 kidnapping  Williston Daily Herald

Commending Lawyers Who Help Exonerate the Innocent | New Jersey Law Journal

Convicted killer granted new hearing  Houma Courier

Rapides judge denies death row inmate's post-conviction effort  KALB News

Ronnie Long, released from prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape by all-white jury, now fights for justice from home  WTVD-TV

Court upholds man's post-conviction ruling – Missouri Lawyers Media  Missouri Lawyers Media

Man convicted of murdering CCU student in drug deal gone bad asks for new trial  Myrtle Beach Sun News

Natasha White Now: Where is Zachary Sanders Ex-Girlfriend Today? Is She in Jail?  The Cinemaholic

Despite inadequate defense, COA denies relief in 1999 Indy merchant's murder  Indiana Lawyer

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

Carroll Man Convicted For Sexually Abusing A Child Submits Yet Another Request For Post-Conviction Relief  1380 KCIM

MAKING A MURDERER: State files response to Steven Avery's appeal  WBAY

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

Opinions May 22, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

Court awards habeas relief in Elkhart murder case for ineffective trial, PCR counsel  Indiana Lawyer

Reversal: Relief granted for ineffective assistance of counsel in rape case  Indiana Lawyer

Murder convict withdraws post-conviction petition | Local News |  New Castle News

Court denies convicted murderer a belated appeal  Palladium-Item

7th Circuit rejects convicted killer's habeas petition over uncommunicated plea deal  Indiana Lawyer

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

Trump to Announce Another $14 Billion in Aid to Farmers  The New York Times

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

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

State Supreme Court rejects Jeffrey Hessler's bid to have death sentence overturned  Scottsbluff Star Herald

State Supreme Court turns down appeal from murder defendant Bradley Morales  Minot Daily News

Opinions March 6, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

No Federal Relief on Death Row Inmate's Ineffective Lawyer Claim  Bloomberg Law

Indiana court rejects appeal by man convicted in 5 killings


Louisiana veteran serving life for $30 marijuana sale will get a new hearing

COA reverses murderer's post-conviction relief  Indiana Lawyer

Justices grant transfer, allow PCR case from second appeal  Indiana Lawyer

Coleman granted self-representation  The Republic-Times

The Finance 202: Elizabeth Warren charges CEOs with fixating on profits despite do-gooder pledge  Washington Post

Maryland passes bill to expand post-conviction relief  Delmarva Now

Missouri Supreme Court denies death row inmate's appeal  Jefferson City News Tribune

Divided appeals court reverses habitual offender adjudication  Indiana Lawyer

Oklahoma AG tracking scores of appeals that could be affected by Supreme Court's tribal jurisdictional decision  Tulsa World

Opinions March 16, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

Right to Counsel Not Violated by Ineffective Assistance  Bloomberg Law

SCOV Law Blog: Denied early release, inmate appeals

Goldstein: Bill Cosby denied appeal, but other avenues to freedom remain  The Atlanta Voice

Legislature approves post-conviction relief for marijuana crimes  Herald and News

The Daily 202: U.S. came ‘much closer’ to war with North Korea in 2017 than the public knew, Trump told Woodward  Washington Post

Plainfield man, claiming lawyer feel asleep during trial, loses appeal of murder conviction  My Central Jersey

Opinions July 31, 2020  Indiana Lawyer

Appeals court rejects belated post-conviction appeal  Indiana Lawyer

Opinions Aug. 7, 2020  Indiana Lawyer