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Criminal Law: Theft- Felony Enhancement- Post-Conviction Relief

Defendant pleaded guilty to theft of at least $500; subsequently, the Missouri Supreme Court issued a ruling that the plain language of defendant’s offense did not allow enhancement to a felony. Defendant moved for post-conviction relief, but the motion court concluded the supreme court’s holding was not retroactive. Where Supreme Court explicitly stated that its holding ...