Griffis v. State (Majority)Annotate this Case
The Supreme Court denied Petitioner’s pro se motion seeking permission to proceed with a belated appeal of an order denying a motion for reconsideration of the denial of a postconviction motion that alleged multiple grounds for relief. After Petitioner was convicted of first-degree murder, he filed a pro se petition seeking postconviction relief under Ark. R. Crim. P. 37.1. In the same petition, Petitioner requested a writ of error coram nobis, a writ of habeas corpus, and other relief. The trial court denied the petition and denied Petitioner’s motion for reconsideration. Regarding the instant motion for belated appeal, the Supreme Court denied relief because Petitioner failed to establish good cause for his failure to file a timely notice of appeal.