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Lyons v. State

Docket No. 20200333
Oral Argument: Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:45 PM

Docket Info

Title
George Robert Lyons, Petitioner and Appellant
v.
State of North Dakota, Respondent and Appellee
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : POST-CONVICTION RELIEF
Appeal From
Case No. 2020-CV-00591
Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
John A. Thelen
Oral Argument 5/6/2021

Parties' Statement of Issues

  • Appellant

    Was the decision by Mr. Lyons trial attorney to not use information he had to impeach the victim ineffective assistance of counsel and if he
    had used that information to impeach the victim would that have changed the way the trial ended?

  • Appellee 1

    Whether the District Court properly denied Lyons’ Application for Post Conviction Relief in 18-2020-CV-00591?


Summary

George Robert Lyons appeals from an order denying his amended application for post-conviction relief. On appeal, Lyons argues the district court erred by denying his application because his trial counsel was ineffective.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
02/25/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF View
03/26/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE ASST. STATE'S ATTORNEY Rachel Rae Egstad - 07830
APPELLANT COURT APPOINTED Benjamin C Pulkrabek - 02908

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 12/01/2020 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 12/01/2020
2 12/01/2020 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 12/03/2020
3 12/02/2020 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 12/02/2020 Notice served on Kyle R. Craig & Rachel R. Egstad
5 12/07/2020 REC'D NOTIFICATION OF ASSIGNMENT OF COUNSEL -BEN PULKRABEK
6 12/21/2020 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED DECEMBER 18, 2020 (ENTRY NOS.1-49)
7 12/22/2020 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED DECEMBER 21, 2020 (ENTRY NOS.1-4, 6-72, 76-102, 104-105, 108-120,
8 12/22/2020 122-142)(NOT REC'D - 5, 73-75, 103, 121)(DELETED - 106 & 107)(UNDERLYING CRIMINAL)
9 01/26/2021 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
10 01/26/2021 TRANSCRIPT C.O.S.
11 01/27/2021 1ST ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 26, 2021 (ENTRY NOS. 50-52)
12 02/25/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF View
13 02/25/2021 APPELLANT APPENDIX
14 02/25/2021 Oral Argument Request by Apppellant
15 03/02/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of ATB & 4 copies of ATA from CSD
16 03/26/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
17 03/26/2021 Oral Argument Request by Appellee
18 03/31/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of AEB from CSD
19 04/21/2021 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
20 05/06/2021 APPEARANCES: Benjamin C. Pulkrabek/Rachel R. Egstad
21 05/06/2021 ARGUED: Benjamin C. Pulkrabek/Rachel R. Egstad
22 05/06/2021 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST