Monday, June 30, 2008

Vincent McFadden v. State of Missouri[1]

Opinion handed down June 30, 2008[1]
Link to Mo. Sup. Ct. Opinion

The Missouri Supreme Court held that an untimely filing of a post-conviction relief motion was excused because the public defender, with whom the movant had an attorney-client relationship, abandoned the movant by untimely filing his motion.