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Tag Archives: Extraordinary Circumstances

Elections: Initiative Petition- Extraordinary Circumstances- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

The parties cross-appealed from the circuit court’s judgment, which accepted two challenges plaintiffs levied against the validity of an initiative petition to amend Article III of the Missouri Constitution and rejected the other challenges. Plaintiffs successfully argued that the petition ...

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Criminal Law: Habeas Relief- Extraordinary Circumstances- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Defendant appealed from the district court’s grant of plaintiff’s application for habeas corpus relief from a death sentence. Plaintiff was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of his grandparents. Plaintiff applied for habeas relief, alleging trial counsel was ...

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