Kenner and McDaniel get Death Sentence Lifted

Maurice Gibson Kenner

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2006

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:Death penalty vacated and client was taken off death row.

Description:In 2006, Mr. Kenner was appointed by Douglas County Superior Court Judge David Emerson to work on the defense team on a constitutional attack for an ill-advised plea in Fulton County. Mr. Kenner's efforts highlighted the denial of Martin's rights under Boykin, and vacated the death penalty. Mr. Kenner helped a condemned man appeal a death sentence imposed against De'Kelvin Martin in a gruesome triple murder case from a Fulton County pleas in 2002.