On February 19, 2010, Hank’s attorneys filed a motion to expedite appeal. On March 1st, 2010, the US Supreme Court denied Hank’s petition for writ of certiorari #09-7784, another petition for writ of cetiorari is still pending with the US Supreme Court. Also on March 1st, Hank’s attorneys filed an application for post conviction writ of habeas corpus as well as an applicant’s motion for leave to conduct investigation and to post-amend his application for post conviction writ of habeas corpus.
Also, on February 19, 2010, Hank’s attorneys filed a motion to set aside the new execution date because Hank had other pending appeals. On March 1st, the US Supreme Court refused to hear his appeal #09-7784, but another application with the US Supreme Court was still pending (#09-9000). That same day, his lawyers filed a new appeal in state court.