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Criminal Practice – PCR – DNA Act – Belated Appeal – Ineffective Assistance (access required)

When an applicant for post-conviction DNA testing is prevented from seeking appellate review—such as when counsel fails to timely appeal—the applicant may file a petition for belated review. We reverse the denial of petitioner’s second application for post-conviction relief and remand for further proceedings. The right to appellate review of an order granting or denying post-conviction DNA ...

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