Category: Habeas Corpus

Jan 10

Gloria Navarro got it right in 2002 in Kirstin Lobato case, and in 2018 in Cliven Bundy case

U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro

Gloria Navarro was the first person to publicly declare Kirstin Blaise Lobato is innocent of the July 2001 homicide of Duran Bailey in Las Vegas. Navarro did so in May 2002 during an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal following Ms. Lobato’s conviction by a jury of first-degree murder and other charges related to Bailey’s …

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Jan 10

Thank You Deborah Norville For Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Freedom!

Deborah Norville (2007)

By Hans Sherrer Justice Denied’s editor and publisher January 10, 2018 Deborah Norville should be at the front of the line of people Kirstin Blaise Lobato thanks for her release from custody on January 3, 2018. Without Ms. Norville, Ms. Lobato would likely have been imprisoned until her mandatory release from prison in June 2021.* …

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Jan 03

Kirstin Lobato Released!!

Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez’ Order on January 3, 2018 modifying Kirstin Lobato’s sentence for her 2007 misdemeanor conviction to run concurrent with her felony convictions that were overturned on December 29, 2017, and for her to be given credit for time served on her felony convictions.

Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s immediate release from custody of the State of Nevada was Ordered by Clark County District Court Chief Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez at 9:40 am on Wed., Jan 3, 2018. (See Order below.) Justice Denied talked with Michelle Ravell minutes after Judge Gonzalez signed the Order. She was leaving to drive downtown to pick …

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Jan 02

Kirstin Blaise Lobato To Be Released Jan 3, 2018!!

Kirstin Blaise Lobato is expected to be released on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Kirstin Lobato has been held in custody on a detainer since the dismissal on December 29, 2017 of the charges against her related to the July 2001 homicide of Duran Bailey in Las Vegas. The detainer was for her April 2007 gross …

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Dec 30

Kirstin Lobato Held Incommunicado By Nevada DOC After Judge Gonzalez Ordered Her Release “Forthwith”

As this is written on Saturday morning, December 30, 2017, the Nevada Department of Corrections is holding Kirstin Blaise Lobato incommunicado. They have refused to allow her attorney’s or anyone else to have any contact with her. It is not known if she has been told she is no longer a convicted felon, and she …

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Dec 22

DECISION & ORDER Granting Kirstin Lobato’s Habeas Corpus Petition

DECISION & ORDER Granting Kirstin Lobato’s habeas corpus petition on Dec. 19, 2017

Clark County District Court Judge Stefany Miley’s DECISION & ORDER Granting Kirstin Lobato’s habeas corpus petition on Dec. 19, 2017 can be read and downloaded at the following link: State v. Lobato, Decision & Order on Dec. 19, 2017 granting habeas corpus petition. Click here to read or download at no charge the PDF book …

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Dec 19

Kirstin Lobato’s Habeas Granted And New Trial Ordered!!

By Hans Sherrer, Editor and Publisher of Justice Denied Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s habeas corpus petition was granted and a new trial was ordered on December 19, 2017, based on new forensic evidence supporting her innocence. Clark County District Court Judge Stefany Miley’s ruling stated: “Defendant’s Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is GRANTED… Defendant’s request …

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Oct 15

Kirstin Lobato Habeas Corpus Evidentiary Hearing Summary (10-9 to 10-13-17)\

Kirstin Lobato’s five-day evidentiary hearing before District Court Judge Stefany Miley was held from Monday, Oct. 9 to Friday, October 13, 2017. Kirstin Blaise Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in Las Vegas on July 8, 2001. She is incarcerated serving her sentence of 13 …

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Oct 13

Kirstin Lobato’s Evidentiary Hearing — Fifth Day Report — Hearing Completed

Melisa Sopher, Jane Pucher, Adnan Sultan and Vanessa Potkin (L to R) The Innocents Project of New York’s legal team during Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing in Las Vegas from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13, 2017. The picture was taken in the courtroom after the evidentiary hearing concluded. (Ms. Sopher is a paralegal, while the other three are lawyers with Ms. Potkin the lead lawyer.) (Photo by Hans Sherrer)

The Fifth day of Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing for two ineffective assistance of counsel claims in her habeas corpus petition began at 10:45 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 in the Clark County Courthouse in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in …

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Oct 12

Kirstin Lobato’s Evidentiary Hearing — Fourth Day Report

The fourth day of Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing for two ineffective assistance of counsel claims in her habeas corpus petition began at 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 in the Clark County Courthouse in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in …

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