Simpson v. Norris

Case Number: 5:2004cv00429
Filed: December 2, 2004
Court: Arkansas Eastern District Court
Office: Death Penalty - Habeas Corpus Office
Presiding Judge: J. Leon Holmes
Nature of Suit: None
Cause of Action: Federal Question
Jury Demanded By: 28:2254 Ptn for Writ of H/C - Stay of Execution

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Date Filed#Document Text
September 16, 2009 70 Opinion or Order of the Court OPINION AND ORDER pursuant to 69 Joint Stipulation of the parties, the Court finds that Sedrice Maurice Simpson is mentally retarded under Atkins, and that the death sentences should be changed to two terms of life imprisonment in the Arkansas Dep artment of Correction, without the possibility of parole, and IT IS SO ORDERED; the two death sentences imposed are VACATED; Simpson's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus 1 is therefore GRANTED; judgment will be entered accordingly. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 9/16/09. (vjt)
July 23, 2009 68 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 66 Motion for Discovery. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 7/23/09. (bkp)

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