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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…