Case Updates

 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.

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