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Fri, 06/24/2022

When our long-time investigator retired, we knew we had big shoes to fill. We thus asked many, many people for recommendations on the best investigator they've worked with. Almost all of them…

Thu, 05/19/2022

CPCC attorneys and mitigation specialists speak to a lot of different groups about our office and what we do. One common question we get is: what exactly is mitigation…

Tue, 05/17/2022

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Mon, 05/02/2022

Today, the CPCC filed a motion for leave to file an amicus brief in the Mississippi Supreme Court on a separation of powers issue important to all post-conviction cases. The proposed amicus brief…

Tue, 01/18/2022

The CPCC started the new year off by filing a successor petition for post-conviction relief yesterday evening. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi had stayed this case…

Sun, 11/21/2021

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Thu, 09/09/2021

The Mississippi Office of Capital Post-Conviction is thrilled to announce that Rhonda Carter, our senior mitigation specialist, has been accepted into the prestigious Scharlette Holdman Mitigation…

Fri, 08/20/2021

Mississippi Justices Change Circumstantial Evidence Instructions. 5-4 ruling overrides previous case law in Mississippi.

The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday overruled previous case…

Sat, 08/14/2021

Update on CPCC filing in the Mississippi Supreme Court: With the assistance of White & Case, a global law firm with more than 40 offices worldwide that is fortunately also dedicated to pro…

Sun, 08/01/2021

Governor Tate Reeves appointed Krissy C. Nobile as Director of the CPCC, effective August 1, 2021.  Krissy’s experience includes clerking for a federal judge for 2.5 years, practicing at a large…