Flowers v. Allen (DEATH PENALTY)
ORDER, based on careful consideration of the parties' 80 Notice and Joint Request for Dismissal, it is ORDERED that the parties' Joint Request for Dismissal is GRANTED and this action is DISMISSED with prejudice.A final judgment will be entered separately. Signed by Honorable Judge William Keith Watkins on 7/16/2021. (djy, )
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
ADOC # 0000Z632,
JEFFERSON S. DUNN,
Commissioner, Alabama Department
CASE NO. 2:10-CV-579-WKW
Before the court is the parties’ Notice and Joint Request for Dismissal. (Doc.
As grounds, the parties state that in accordance with their Joint Stipulation
filed on May 13, 2021 (Doc. # 76), on May 18, 2021, the court vacated Petitioner
Richard Flowers’s original death sentence imposed by the Circuit Court of
Montgomery County, Alabama, on March 9, 1998, and remanded this case to the
Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama, for the purpose of conducting a new
sentencing hearing before that court in accordance with Alabama law. (Doc. # 78.)
On July 14, 2021, the parties notified the court that on July 8, 2021, the Circuit
Court of Montgomery County, Alabama, resentenced Richard Flowers to life
imprisonment without the possibility of parole. (See Doc. # 80-1.) Additionally,
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because Mr. Flowers has been resentenced in accordance with the parties’ settlement
agreement, the parties advise that the present action should be dismissed. The parties
jointly request dismissal of this action and advise that no appeal will be taken from
Based on careful consideration of the parties’ Notice and Joint Request for
Dismissal, it is ORDERED that the parties’ Joint Request for Dismissal (Doc. # 80)
is GRANTED and this action is DISMISSED with prejudice.
A final judgment will be entered separately.
DONE this 16th day of July, 2021.
/s/ W. Keith Watkins
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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