No. 00-3124.

259 F.3d 969 (2001)

Anthony Siers, Appellee, v. Douglas Weber, Warden of the South Dakota State Penitentiary; Mark W. Barnett, South Dakota Attorney General, Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: August 14, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Sherri S. Wald, argued, Pierre, SD, for appellants.

Timothy J. Rensch, argued, Rapid City, SD, for appellee.

Before WOLLMAN, Chief Judge, HANSEN, and BYE, Circuit Judges.

WOLLMAN, Chief Judge.

The state of South Dakota appeals from the district court's grant of Anthony Siers's petition for writ of habeas corpus. We reverse and remand with directions to dismiss the petition.


On October 4, 1991, a Pennington County, South Dakota, jury found Siers guilty of second degree rape. As a habitual offender, Siers was sentenced to fifteen years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary. In 1994, after the South Dakota Supreme...

Let's get started

Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases