In the state of Alabama, a Rule 32 Petition requires State and local officials to turn over any and all available records and forms of evidence connected to the case of a convicted individual as part of a postconviction collateral appeal.
Rule 32 Petition Term Timeline in Just Mercy
The timeline below shows where the term Rule 32 Petition appears in Just Mercy. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 7: Justice Denied
Chapter 9: I’m Here
...EJI “save[s] the most powerful evidence for last”: the police tapes they obtained through their Rule 32 petition. The tapes reveal Myers’ repeated attempts to recant his testimony while Ikner, Tate and... (full context)