Cross v. Sinclair
ORDER re 73 Status Report. Counsel are directed to file a joint status report every six months beginning six months from the date of this order. In addition, the court ORDERS counsel to file a joint status report within 15 days of any change in the status or procedural posture of this case of which the court should be aware. Signed by Judge James L. Robart. (PM)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
CASE NO. C14-1092JLR
Before the court is Petitioner Dayva Cross’s “Status Update.” (Stat. Rep. (Dkt.
# 73).) Mr. Cross submits his update in part as a result of the Washington Supreme
Court’s recent decision in State v. Gregory, 427 P.3d 621, 631 (Wash. 2018). (See Stat.
Rep. at 1.) In that decision, the Court held that Washington’s death penalty is
unconstitutional, as administered, and converted all death sentences in Washington State
to life imprisonment. See Gregory, 427 P.3d at 642. Mr. Cross informs the court that, in
light of Gregory, “counsel are currently evaluating the appropriate next steps in this
matter, both in this court and in the Washington Supreme Court and will keep the court
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apprised of the status.” (Stat. Rep. at 2.) The court, therefore, ORDERS counsel to file a
joint status report in this case every six months beginning six months from the date of this
order. In addition, the court ORDERS counsel to file a joint status report within 15 days
of any change in the status or procedural posture of this case of which the court should be
Dated this 29th day of November, 2018.
JAMES L. ROBART
United States District Judge
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