Attorney General has deadline to argue against Supreme Court hearing for Dunlap
by Franklin Clark, Reporter -- fclark@cadizrecord.com
Jul 09, 2014 | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend | print
According to Associated Press reports, the Attorney General’s Office has until Wednesday, July 23, to tell the U.S. Supreme Court why Kevin Dunlap shouldn’t get a hearing before that court.

Dunlap requested in December that all appeals stop and he be allowed to represent himself. However, a recent AP report states that prior to a hearing to determine his competency to represent himself, he and his attorneys came to an agreement to allow them to continue to represent him.

Dunlap authorized them to file a writ of certiorari to pursue an appeal only with the U.S. Supreme Court.

After July 23, it will be up to the Court to make a decision. But 56th Circuit Commonwealth Attorney G.L. Ovey, who has been the lead prosecutor in the case, has his doubts about the Supreme Court taking the case.

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