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Case Information: 36112
Short Caption:KNIGHT (MICHAEL) VS. STATECourt:Supreme Court
Related Case(s): 40550 , 63999 , 81998
Lower Court Case(s):Washoe Co. - Second Judicial District - CR992100Classification:Criminal Appeal - Life - Direct
Disqualifications:Case Status:Remittitur Issued/Case Closed
Replacement:Panel Assigned: Panel
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Docket Entries
05/12/2000Filing Fee Filing Fee Waived.
05/12/2000Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Certified Copy of Notice of Appeal. Appeal docketed in the Supreme Court this day. (Docketing statement mailed to counsel for appellant). 00-07993
05/16/2000Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Certified Copy of Notice of Appeal/Proper Person. 00-08190
06/23/2000Order/ProceduralFiled Order/Show Cause. To date appellant has failed to file the docketing statement and either a transcript request form or a certificate of no transcript request. Appellant shall, within 10 days of the date of this order, file and serve the required documents or show cause why sanctions should not be imposed against counsel for appellant. 00-10750
06/28/2000Order/IncomingFiled District Court Order. Certified copy of Order Appointing Counsel filed in district court on 6/26/00. 00-11066
07/05/2000Notice/IncomingFiled Affidavit. Affidavit of Counsel. 00-11468
07/05/2000Docketing StatementFiled Docketing Statement. 00-11469
08/03/2000Order/ProceduralFiled Order. The Washoe County Public Defender is herewith substituted for attorney Wright as appellant's counsel of record. On July 5, 2000, attorney Wright file an affidavit. The affidavit was apparently filed in response to this court's show cause order entered on June 23, 2000. Because the Washoe County Public Defender is now appellant's counsel of record, no action will be taken on attorney Wright's affidavit. To date, appellant has failed to file either a transcript request form or a certificate of no transcript request. Appellant shall, within 20 days of the date of this order, file and serve the required documents. 00-13467
08/11/2000MotionFiled Motion. Motion to be Relieved as Counsel on Appeal and Motion, Pursuant to NRAP 2, for Suspension of Filing Deadlines Pending this Court's Ruling on the Instant Motion. 00-14014
10/13/2000Order/ProceduralFiled Order Denying Motion. We deny counsel's motion to be relieved as counsel of record in this appeal and for suspension of the filing deadlines. Appellant shall have 10 days from the date of this order to file a transcript request form or certificate of no transcript request. Appellant's opening brief and appendix shall be due 60 days from the date of this order. 00-18203
10/20/2000Transcript RequestFiled Certificate of No Transcript Request. 00-18658
12/14/2000MotionFiled Stipulation and Order. Brief due: January 11, 2001. 00-21860
01/12/2001BriefFiled Opening Brief. Mailed on: 01/11/01. 01-00796
01/12/2001AppendixFiled Joint Appendix. 01-00797
02/13/2001BriefFiled Answering Brief. Mailed on: February 12, 2001. 01-02892
02/14/2001Notice/IncomingFiled Notice of Election Not to File a Reply Brief. 01-02967
03/15/2001Order/ProceduralFiled Order Denying Motion. On January 25, 2001, appellant submitted a proper person letter requesting the appointment of a new attorney. Appellant has neither sought nor been granted leave to file documents in proper person. Nevertheless, we elect to treat appellant's letter as a motion for appointment of new counsel and direct the clerk of this court to file the motion submitted on January 25, 2001. No good cause having been shown, we deny appellant's motion to remove and substitute appellant's appointed counsel. 01-04672
03/15/2001Other Incoming DocumentFiled Proper Person Document. Proper person letter requesting another attorney be assigned to his case. 01-01687
03/27/2001Order/DispositionalFiled Order of Affirmance. "ORDER the judgment of conviction AFFIRMED." fn15[We have considered all proper person documents filed or received in this matter, and we conclude that the relief requested is not warranted. We note that claims of ineffective assistance of counsel must be raised in the district court in the first instance by filing a post-conviction petition for a writ of habeas corpus.] NNP01A-MS/DA/RR 01-05350
04/24/2001RemittiturIssued Remittitur. 01-05397
04/24/2001Case Status Update Remittitur Issued/Case Closed.
05/11/2001RemittiturFiled Remittitur. Received by County Clerk on May 8, 2001. 01-05397