CACR 06-871

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Case Number CACR 06-871 filed at this court on 08/07/2006
Case Category: Felony

Case Caption:
MICHAEL BELL
V
STATE OF ARKANSAS

Michael Bell (ACTIVE) Petitioner's counsel:
Joseph C. Self - LEAD
Michael Bell - LEAD
Conviction Information:
Convicted of: POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
Sentence: 015-00-000 (yyy-mm-ddd)
Sentence Type CONSECUTIVE
Remarks:
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - 3 years
Three Counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance - 15
years each count

State Of Arkansas (ACTIVE) Appellee's counsel:
Attorney General - LEAD

Trial Court: Union
Union Circuit
Trial Court Number: CR-2005-52
Trial Judge: Carol Crafton Anthony

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03/19/2008 Attorney's Fees Only - Court of Appeals
Submitted to the court on - 03/12/08
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self
3/27/08 - Rec'd W9 and invoices

02/12/2008 Mandate to Clerk

02/01/2008 Motion for Attorney's Fees - Michael Bell
Submitted to the court on - 03/12/08
Action = GRANTED on 03/19/08
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self
Motion of Joseph Self for attorney's fees is granted.
Allowed $1,200.00.

01/23/2008 Majority Opinion Rendered
ACTION = Affirmed
Opinion Date - 01/23/08 Consist of 0 pages,
Cite Number - Publish - yes
Wendell Lee Griffen -- WRITING
Robbins and Marshall, JJ., agree.

01/23/2008 Opinion Panel
Wendell Lee Griffen -- WRITING

01/09/2008 Court of Appeals Votesheet Issued

01/09/2008 Case Submitted
Submitted to the court on - 01/09/08

10/04/2007 Printed Reply Brief Filed Michael Bell
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self

10/02/2007 Typed Reply Brief Filed Michael Bell
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self

09/18/2007 Brief Filed Timely - State Of Arkansas
Appellee's Attorney - Attorney General
Carolyn Boies Nitta

09/18/2007 Checklist for Appellee Briefs - State Of Arka
Appellee's Attorney - Attorney General
APPELLEE BRIEFS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
POINTS ON APPEAL
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES
ARGUMENT - 25 PAGES

09/07/2007 Record Checkout by Atty. of Record - State Of A a
Appellee's Attorney - Attorney General
Number of Volumes 1
Number of Sets 0

08/22/2007 Printed Brief Filed Timely - Michael Bell
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self

08/20/2007 Briefing Commenced - State Of Arkansas
This event was tickled for 09/24/07

08/20/2007 Typed Brief Filed Timely - Michael Bell
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self

08/20/2007 Checklist for Appellant's Briefs - Michael Be
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self
REQUIREMENTS:
12 PITCH OR LARGER FONT SIZE
TEXT IS DOUBLE-SPACED
1 INCH MARGINS ON THE TOP, BOTTOM, & RIGHT MARGI
EACH MAJOR SECTION BEGINS WITH PAGE 1
CONTENTS:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
A. PAGE NUMBER REFERENCES TO EACH MAJOR SECTIO
B. PG REF TO THE ABS WHERE EACH WIT BEGIN TSMY
INFORMATION/JURIDICTIONAL STATEMENT
POINTS ON APPEAL
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES
ABSTRACT
A. FIRST PERSON NARRATIVE
B. PAGE REFERENCES TO RECORD
STATEMENT OF THE CASE
A. FIVE PAGES OR LESS
B. PAGE REFERENCES TO THE ABSTRACT & ADDENDUM
ARGUMENT
A. TWENTY-FIVE PAGES OR LESS
B. PAGE REFERENCES TO THE ABSTRACT & ADDENDUM
C. SIGNATURE AND CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
ADDENDUM
A. INDEX WITH PAGE REFERENCES TO THE RECORD
B. JUDGMENT/ORD/DECREE APPEALED FROM INCLUDED
C. NOTICE OF APPEAL INCLUDED
CRIMINAL CASE TYPED

08/13/2007 7 Day Brief Extension - Michael Bell
This event was tickled for 08/22/07
Action = GRANTED on 08/13/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self

07/06/2007 Briefing Commenced - Michael Bell
This event was tickled for 08/15/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self

07/06/2007 Writ Returned; Supplemental Record Filed

06/21/2007 Writ Extension to July 8, 2007

06/21/2007 Letter Orders - Supreme Court
Submitted to the court on - 06/14/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self

06/04/2007 Motion for Extension of Time to Return Writ -
This event was tickled for 07/09/07
Submitted to the court on - 06/14/07
Action = GRANTED on 06/21/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self
Motion for extension of time to return writ of certiorari
is granted.
Writ returnable by July 8, 2007.

05/10/2007 Writ of Certiorari to Complete Record Issued
This event was tickled for 06/09/07
Petition for writ of certiorari to complete the record.
Granted 30 days.
Writ returnable by June 9, 2007. Check jurisdiction, set
briefing, notify attorneys.

05/10/2007 Letter Orders - Supreme Court

04/19/2007 Petition for Writ of Certiorari to Complete R
Submitted to the court on - 05/03/07
Action = GRANTED on 05/10/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Joseph C. Self
Petition for writ of certiorari to complete the record.
Granted 30 days.
Writ of certiiorari is issued this date to the
Circuit Clerk and Court Reporter; returnable on June 9,
2007. A briefing schedule will be set when writ is
returned and complete record filed.

04/05/2007 Per Curiam Order
Action = Contempt on 04/05/07
Contempt Issued. See per curiam this date.

04/05/2007 Letter to Attorney
Letter to Mr. Joseph C. Self. Mr. Self has been appointed
by the Supreme Court to represent the appellant, Michael D.
Bell.
Petition for writ of certiorari to bring up the record due
within 15 days if deemed necessary.

04/05/2007 Letter Orders - Supreme Court
Petitioner's Attorney - Michael Bell

04/05/2007 Per Curiam Order
Action = OTHER on 04/05/07
Pro se motion for substituted counsel granted; pro se
motion for accelerated order clarifying prior per curiam
orders denied. See per curiam this date.
Contempt issued. See per curiam this date.

03/21/2007 Petition tendered
Tendered petition for writ of certiorari received from Don
Gillaspie.
Pending disposition of attorney's fees.

03/05/2007 Letter to Appellant
Letter acknowledging receipt and filing of the pro se
motion for accelerated order clarifying prior per curiam
opinions.

03/05/2007 Pro se Motion for Accelerated Order Clarifyin
Action = DENPERCUR on 04/05/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Michael Bell
Pro se motion for accelerated order clarifying prior per
curiam orders denied. See per curiam this date.

02/27/2007 Service Received
Pro se motion for accelerated order clarifying prior per
curiam opinions.

02/22/2007 Letter to Appellant
Per Curiam decision issued by the Supreme Court. The court
issued an order for Mr. Gillaspie to appear before the
court on March 8, 2007. A decision on the pro se motion
for appointment of new counsel will be issued after that
proceeding is completed.

02/22/2007 Show cause order issued.
Don Gillaspie ordered to appear and show cause on Thursday,
March 8, 2007, at 9:00 a.m.

02/22/2007 Formal Orders - Supreme Court

02/22/2007 Per Curiam Order-NP
Action = OTHER on 02/22/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Michael Bell
Pro se motion for appointment of other counsel. Motion
held in abeyance; order to appear and show cause issued.
See per curiam this date.

02/16/2007 Record Checkout by Staff
Assign - S Newbery
Number of Volumes 1
Number of Sets 0

02/13/2007 NOTIFY SUE NEWBERY WITH ANY FILINGS

02/05/2007 Letter to Appellant
Receipt and filing of the pro se motion for appointment of
new counsel.

02/05/2007 Pro se Motion for Appointment of New Counsel
Action = GRNTPERCUR on 04/05/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Michael Bell
2-22-07. Pro se motion for appointment of other counsel.
Motion held in abeyance; order to appear and show cause
issued. See per curiam this date.
4-5-07. Pro se motion for substituted counsel granted.
See per curiam this date.

01/18/2007 Record Lodged
Number of Volumes 2
Number of Sets 0

01/18/2007 Formal Orders - Supreme Court
Submitted to the court on - 01/11/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Michael Bell

01/18/2007 Letter to Appellant
Enclosed Per Curiam decision issued by the Supreme Court
granting the pro se motion for belated appeal. The court
appointed attorney Don Gillaspie to represent the
appellant. Mr. Gillaspie ordered to file a writ certiorari
within 15 days to bring up the remainder of the record.

01/18/2007 Per Curiam Order-NP
Action = GRNTPERCUR on 01/18/07
Pro se motion for belated appeal. Motion for belated
appeal treated as motion for rule on clerk and granted.
See per curiam this date.

01/11/2007 Resubmission of Motion Previously Filed - Mic
Submitted to the court on - 01/11/07
Action = GRNTPERCUR on 01/18/07
Petitioner's Attorney - Michael Bell
Pro se motion for belated appeal. Motion for belated
appeal treated as motion for rule on clerk and granted.
See per curiam this date.
Notice to counsel: Petition for writ of certiorari to
bring up remainder of the record due by February 2, 2007.
A briefing schedule will be set when complete record is
lodged.

12/08/2006 Remand Returned
1 volume - Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law and
Transcript of Evidentiary Hearing.

10/26/2006 Per Curiam Order-Remanded NP
This event was tickled for 01/24/07
Action = REMANDED on 10/26/06
Pro se motion for belated appeal. Motion treated as motion
for rule on clerk and remanded. See per curiam this date.
Remand returnable by January 24, 2007.

10/26/2006 Formal Orders - Supreme Court
Petitioner's Attorney - Michael Bell

10/26/2006 Notify Sue Newberry when Remand is Returned
This event was tickled for 01/24/07

10/26/2006 Letter to Appellant
Per Curiam decision issued by the Supreme Court. Pro se
motion for belated appeal as a motion for rule on clerk.
Remand returnable.

08/28/2006 Record Checkout by Staff
Assign - S Newbery
Number of Volumes 0
Number of Sets 0

08/21/2006 Letter to Appellant
Letter acknowledging receipt of affidavit filed in response
to pro se motion for belated appeal. AG's office can file
response within ten days, 8-31-06.

08/21/2006 Affidavit
Attorney - Donny G. Gillaspie
Affidavit of Don Gillaspie. Motion and affidavit served on
AG; response to 8-31-06.

08/07/2006 Letter to Appellant
Letter acknowledging filing of pro se motion for belated
appeal in the Supreme Court. Affidavit due no later than
Monday, August 21, 2006.

08/07/2006 Letter to Appellant
Letter acknowledging receipt of pro se motion for belated
appeal of the judgment of conviction. Also received were
affidavit of indigency and certified documents necessary to
file the motion.
An affidavit has been requested from attorney Mr. Don
Gillaspie in response to the motion.

08/07/2006 Pro se Motion to File Belated Appeal - Michae
Action = REMANDED on 10/26/06
Petitioner's Attorney - Michael Bell
An affidavit in response to the motion has been requested
from attorney Don Gillaspie. AG's office will be served
upon receipt of affidavit, which is due 8-21-06.
Pro se motion for belated appeal. Motion treated as motion
for rule on clerk and remanded. See per curiam this date.
Remand returnable by January 24, 2006

08/07/2006 Partial Record Tendered
Number of Volumes 1
Number of Sets 0

Date Filed: 
Monday, August 7, 2006
Caption: 
MICHAEL BELL
V
STATE OF ARKANSAS