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Post Conviction DNA

 

 

 

Below are cases involving post conviction claims for relief based on DNA evidence. If you know of any recent decisions regarding post conviction DNA cases please contact us so we can include copies of the rulings here.

  1. State v. Luckett , 2001 WL 455836 (Ohio App. 8 Dist., 4/26/01) (NO. 77527) luckett.PDF
  2. People v. Rokita , 316 Ill.App.3d 292, 736 N.E.2d 205, 249 Ill.Dec. 363 (Ill.App. 5 Dist., 9/8/00) (NO. 5-99-0453) rokita.htm
  3. Grauberger v. State , 2001 WL 70027 (Minn.App., 1/30/01) (NO. C1-00-979) grauberger.htm
  4. Ex Parte McGinn , 54 S.W.3d 324 (Tex.Crim.App., 6/14/00) (NO. 35570-04) McGinn.htm McGinn-Concurring.htm McGinn-Dissent.htm
  5. Lambert v. State , 777 So.2d 45 (Miss., 1/11/01) (NO. 1999-CA-00395-SCT) lambert.htm
  6. Com. v. Laguer , 2001 WL 1194619 (Mass.Super., 5/2/01) (NO. 83103391) laguer.PDF
  7. Galloway v. State, 2001 WL 1613800 (Fla.App. 1 Dist., Dec 19, 2001) (NO. 1D01-959).  galloway.PDF
  8. People v. Pugh, 732 N.Y.S.2d 673, 2001 N.Y. Slip Op. 09058 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept., Nov 15, 2001) (NO. 12319). pugh.PDF
  9. King v. State , 2002 WL 54414 (Fla., Jan 16, 2002) (NO. SC02-01, SC02-02) king.PDF
  10. Harvey v. Horan , --- F.3d ----, 2002 WL 86874 (4th Cir.(Va.), Jan 23, 2002) (NO. 01-6703) harvey.PDF
  11. G udinas v. State, 2002 WL 464268 (Fla., Mar 28, 2002) (NO. SC00-2495, SC00-954) gudinas.PDF
  12. People v. Johnson, 2002 WL 592153 (Ill., Apr 18, 2002) (NO. 85134) johnson.PDF
  13. Regina v. Hanratty , Supreme Court of Judicature Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Royal Courts of Justice, London, England, Case No: 199902010 S2  May 10, 2002. hanratty.PDF
  14. R v. Button, Supreme Court of Queensland Australia - Court of Appeal QCA 133, 2001 button.PDF
  15. R. v Hodgson, EWCA Crim 490, England and Wales Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) March 2009 Hodgson.PDF
  16. District Attorney’s Office for the Third Judicial District, et al. v. Osborne, U.S. Supreme Court, 6-18-09, prisoners have no constitutional right to post-conviction DNA evidence. Osborne.PDF
  17. State v. Caulley, Ohio Court of Appeals 10th district, 11/3/09, the Ohio post-conviction DNA statute does not entitled a defendant to a court order requiring the "alternate suspects" to submit a biological sample for DNA testing. Caulley.pdf
  18. Bryson v. State, Court of Appeals of Minnesota, No. A09-981, 3/30/10, the court affirmed the denial of the defendant’s post conviction petition to withdraw his guilty plea, finding that the state's failure to disclose DNA evidence in its possession prior to the entry of his plea did not constitute a manifest injustice. Bryson.pdf
  19. Skinner v. Switzer, US Supreme Court, No. 09–9000, 3/7/11, a convicted state prisoner seeking DNA testing of crime-scene evidence may assert that claim in a civil rights action under 42 U. S. C. §1983. Skinner.pdf
  20. Goldsmith v. Kansas, Supreme Court of Kansas, No. 99,041, 2011, the defendant was entitled to a hearing regarding the continuation post-conviction DNA testing even though DNA results from the first item tested implicated him. Goldsmith.pdf