On October 6, 2011, a federal judge ordered a hearing on the civil complaint in the light of the Supreme Court ruling in March to 24 October 2011. Hank's attorneys filed their written arguments and the opposing party on October 17, 2011.
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News June – July 2011
On June 2, 2011, the defendant in the civil complaint, Lynn Switzer, Gray County District Attorney, filed an application to quash the complaint and the case on the merits of the application for DNA testing. On July 14, the defense attorneys filed their response and Lynn Switzer filed hers.
News March 2011
On March 7, 2011, the US Supreme Court voted in favor of Hank 6 votes against 3. Decision is here. This decision allowed Hank to pursue his civil complaint to seek DNA testing.
News May – July 2010
At the 11th hour, the US Supreme Court ordered an unlimited stay. On May 24, two months to the day after the stay, the Court agreed to hear the case. Oral arguments were scheduled for Oct. 13 in Washington and the decision of the Court was awaited in the spring of 2011. It … Continue Reading ››
News January 2010
On January 15, 2010 the judge in charge of the complaint submitted its findings and recommended that the complaint be canceled. Federal Judge Mary Lou Robinson confirmed this report, January 20, 2010, she issued a one-page ruling confirming the cancellation of the complaint against the Gray County District Attorney, Lynn Switzer. This was … Continue Reading ››
News November 2009
On November 23, 2009, the defense filed an appeal with the US Supreme Court and on November 27, the team also filed a civil complaint in federal court against the Attorney General of Gray County, Lynn Switzer, who refuses to hand the evidence over to the defense so that DNA testing can be … Continue Reading ››