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SHAWNTA PURNELL v. ROBERT GREEN, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES (access required)

Criminal procedure -- Illegal sentence -- Diminution credits In 1997, Shawnta Purnell, the appellant, was sentenced to a term of life imprisonment, with all but 55 years suspended, for murder and related offenses. In August 2019, he filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus against the appellee, Robert Green, Secretary of the Department of Public ...