• Atwood v. Ryan

    Publication Date: 2017-09-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Date Filed: 2017-09-13
    Court: 9th Cir.
    Judge: John C. Coughenour, Senior District Judge, Presiding Before: M. Margaret McKeown, Consuelo M. Callahan, and Sandra S. Ikuta, Circuit Judges.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Larry A. Hammond (argued), Osborn Maledon P.A., Phoenix, Arizona; Paula K. Harms, Assistant Federal Public Defender; Jon M. Sands, Federal Public Defender; Office of the Federal Public Defender, Phoenix, Arizona; for Petitioner-Appellant.
    for defendant: Lacey Stover Gard (argued), Chief Counsel, Capital Litigation Section; Mark Brnovich, Attorney General; Office of the Attorney General, Tucson, Arizona; for Respondents-Appellees.

    Case Number: No. 14-99002

    Death row inmate's "incredible" allegations of law enforcement misconduct did not warrant evidentiary hearing (Ikuta, J.)