Ford v. State (Per Curiam)Annotate this Case
In 1982, Appellant pled guilty to three counts of aggravated robbery and two counts of rape. In 2013, Appellant filed a second petition for postconviction relief pursuant to Ark. R. Crim. P. 37.1, alleging that the judgment rendered in 1982 was a nullity because the trial court did not have jurisdiction to enter the judgment. The trial court denied the petition. The Supreme Court dismissed Appellant’s appeal and mooted his motion to supplement the record on appeal, holding the trial court did not err in dismissing the petition, as neither of the claims advanced by Appellant in his petition was sufficient to establish that the judgment of conviction was void on the ground that the trial court lacked jurisdiction.