Richardson v. Hardy, 00 c 6425 (NDIL 2012)

Joshua Sachs

Case Conclusion Date:March 2, 2012

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Federal habeas corpus relief granted

Description:Federal habeas corpus review of state murder conviction. US district court grants the petition for violation of due processs in jury selection and orders petitioner released if not retried within 180 days. Subsequent case history: grant of habeas corpus reversed in a divided vote by 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, rehearing denied, petition for writ of certiorari pending before USSCt.