Drug Defendant Seeks Review Of State Court Conviction After Tribal Court Plea

(September 29, 2016, 4:32 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Arizona prison warden on Sept. 7 waived his right to respond to a petition for writ of certiorari filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by a man who claims that his constitutional rights were violated when he was convicted in state court for drug offenses that he had already pleaded guilty to in tribal court (Christopher Lynn Ellsworth v. Alfred Ramos, et al., No. 16-196, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2954).

Drug Possession

In 2012, Christopher Lynn Ellsworth was...
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