• September 3, 2014: Jeff’s motion to amend his petition has been granted. View the order.
• August 19, 2014: Jeff’s defense team has filed a rebuttal to the State’s rejection of previous motion citing Brady Violation. A new affidavit from Dr. Steven Hayne strongly supports the defense argument that a Brady violation occurred. Continue reading.
May 30, 2014: Jeff’s defense team is seeking an evidentiary hearing citing a Brady Violation. Continue reading.
May 22, 2014: United States District Judge Keith Starrett has issued an order granting Jeffrey Havard’s request for a stay of the federal proceedings while the state court reviews a motion filed by Jeffrey’s defense team in November of 2013, detailing new compelling evidence.
May 22, 2014: View Judge Starrett’s Order
April 3, 2015: Mississippi Supreme Court unanimously grant’s Havard leave to file post-conviction relief in the trial court. View the Court’s Order.