Carter v. State (Per Curiam)Annotate this Case
After a jury trial, Petitioner was convicted of rape, aggravated robbery, and burglary. Petitioner was sentenced as a habitual offender to consecutive terms of life imprisonment for rape and an aggregate sentence of forty years’ imprisonment for the other offenses. The Supreme Court affirmed. Thereafter, Petitioner filed numerous filings challenging his conviction, all of which were unsuccessful. In 2011, Petitioner filed in the Supreme Court a pro se petition to reinvest jurisdiction in the trial court to consider a petition for writ of error coram nobis, asserting a violation of the requirements of Brady v. Maryland. The petition was denied. Now before the Supreme Court was Petitioner’s second petition to reinvest jurisdiction in the trial court to consider a petition for writ of error coram nobis, alleging yet another Brady violation. The Supreme Court denied the petition, holding that Petitioner failed to prove a Brady violation because he failed to demonstrate that there was a reasonable probability that the judgment of conviction would not have been rendered had the information been disclosed at trial.