The Commission on Capital Cases was not funded in the FY 2011-2012 General Appropriations Act, and the Commission ceased operations on June 30, 2011. This site and the Commission website are being retained to provide access to historical materials.

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These actions are effective July 1, 2011.

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Last NameFirst NamePictureDC NumberAgencyCase Summary
KnightRichard L3634517th Circuit PDCase Summary

Last Action

DateCourtCase NumberLast Action
3/28/2007CC0114055Death sentence
5/7/2007FSC07-841Direct Appeal filed
5/28/2009FSC07-841Relinquished to Circuit Court for appointment of new counsel
6/15/2009FSC07-841Relinquishment ended
12/10/2009FSC07-841Initial brief filed
4/29/2010FSC07-841Answer brief filed
4/7/2011FSC07-841Oral argument held

Current Attorney


Last Updated

2008-01-09 11:43:13.0

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Knight, Richard

DC #   L36345



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