… is the name “Sianquiz” on one of the orders. Beyond that, there’s a pro se divorce appeal, about which the most profound question is– Why wasn’t this assigned to the Court of Appeals, and there’s a criminal case in which the issues were either waived or are going to await a post-conviction claim of ineffectiveness. And about that, I’ll have to ask: Since the defendant had a public defender (and thus no resources to hire a lawyer), isn’t that post-conviction proceeding doomed to fall between the cracks?
Blogging the flood-tide of opinions from the court seems easier every week. Here’s something to ponder in your attempt to understand the court’s stats, Anderson: 4 of the 5 cert denied were from pro se criminal defendant petitioners. Surely that’s not the usual rate?