Halvorsen v. Simpson

Petitioner: Leif Halvorsen
Respondent: Thomas L. Simpson
Case Number: 5:2008cv00484
Filed: November 24, 2008
Court: Kentucky Eastern District Court
Office: Death Penalty - Habeas Corpus Office
County: Fayette
Presiding Judge: Karl S. Forester
Referring Judge: Pro Se
Nature of Suit: None
Cause of Action: U.S. Government Defendant
Jury Demanded By: 28:2254 Ptn for Writ of H/C - Stay of Execution

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Date Filed#Document Text
November 19, 2012 161 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM ORDER: (1) GRANTING Halvorsen's 152 MOTION for Leave to File a Reply in Excess Pages; (2) DENYING Halvorsen's 137 MOTION to Amend petition for a writ of habeas corpus in light of United States Supreme Court's March 20, 2012 decision in Martinez v. Ryan. Signed by Judge David L. Bunning on 11/19/12.(KJR)cc: COR
November 19, 2012 163 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM ORDER: (1) DENYING AS MOOT Petitiner's 136 AMENDED MOTION for Reconsideration re 129 Order on Motion for Discovery; (2) DENYING Petitioner's 130 MOTION for Partial Reconsideration of 129 Order denying Discovery. Signed by Judge David L. Bunning on 11/19/12.(KJR)cc: COR
November 19, 2012 164 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM ORDER: DENYING Petitioner's 134 MOTION for Reconsideration re 128 Order. Signed by Judge David L. Bunning on 11/19/12.(KJR)cc: COR
October 22, 2014 168 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM OPINION & ORDER DENYING PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS: (1) The petition of Leif Halverson for writ of habeas corpus 25 is denied; (2) Halversons Motion to Declare 28 U.S.C § 2254(d)(1) Unconstitutional 27 is denied; (3) The instant action is dismissed with prejudice and stricken from the docket of this court; (3) This is a final and appealable order. With regard to any appeal, a certificate of appealability pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c) and Fed. R. App. P. 22(b) will be issuedfor Claims 1, 2, and 26, and denied for all other Claims raised. (4) Judgment will be entered contemporaneously with this Memorandum Opinion and Order in favor of the Respondent. Signed by Judge David L. Bunning on 10/22/2014.(lc)cc: COR Modified text on 10/22/2014 (lc).

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Petitioner: Leif Halvorsen
Represented By: David M. Barron
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Respondent: Thomas L. Simpson
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