Tag Archives: Habeas Corpus

Petition properly denied without evidentiary hearing (access required)

Where petitioner expressed satisfaction with counsel’s performance, pleaded “not guilty” and was convicted of marijuana and weapons offenses, the circuit court properly denied his habeas corpus petition based on ineffective assistance of counsel without holding an evidentiary hearing. Before trial ...

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Identical indictments did not violate double jeopardy rights (access required)

Appellant is not entitled to habeas corpus relief based on counsel’s failure to object at trial that appellant’s multiple convictions based on identical indictments violated his double jeopardy rights. Overview Appellant Dodd was convicted of three counts each of forcible ...

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