Williams v. Kelley (Majority)Annotate this Case
Appellant, who was incarcerated at a unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction located in Lee County for committing the crime of rape, filed a pro se petition for writ of habeas corpus in the Lincoln County Circuit Court. The circuit court dismissed the petition. Appellant sought to appeal. Now before the court was Appellant’s motion for extension of time to file brief. The Supreme Court dismissed Appellant’s appeal, holding that Lincoln County Circuit Court was without jurisdiction to dictate Appellant’s release because Appellant was not currently in that county. The dismissal of the appeal rendered the motion moot.