Robert Michael Hughes v. State of Minnesota. MN postconviction relief
In this post-convcition relief petition arising from a Freeborn County first-degree murder conviction, the Minnesota Supreme Court held that the appellant did not have a right to appointed counsel in postconviction proceedings and that the claims were time-barred. http://mn.gov/lawlib/archive/supct/2014/OPA132169-052114.pdf Robert Michael Hughes v. State of Minnesota No. A13-2169
No. A13-2169 (Minn. May 21, 2014).
Please see the original opinion for the court's exact language.
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