The year 2023 ends with brothers Stewart and Michael Parnell in very different places in their Habeas Corpus appeals at the Circuit Court in Atlanta. Stewart Parnell, who was permitted to appeal, has exchanged argumentsContinue Reading Parnell brothers remain incarcerated but start 2024 in very different places
Like former PCA President Stewart Parnell, Michael Parnell is before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta with a petition to vacate his conviction and sentence. Those petitions by the Parnell brothers have previously…Continue Reading Prison move temporarily cuts Michael Parnell’s ties with his lawyer during 11th Circuit action
It’s been a long haul, but Tuesday’s one-time peanut executive petitioned to vacate his conviction and sentence before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta.
Parnell was the top executive at…Continue Reading Stewart Parnell takes habeas corpus petition to 11th Circuit Court in Atlanta
In the nearly four years that brothers Stewart and Michael Parnell have pursued federal Writs of Habeas Corpus, the procedure has not given them much encouragement. But that may be changing as petitions for both…Continue Reading 11th Circuit is hearing Habeas Corpus petitions from the Parnell brothers
Now on senior status, Federal Judge W. Louis Sands presided over the 2014 criminal trial of Peanut Corporation of American executives. And in new rulings, Sands has said “No” and “No” again to defendant Michael…Continue Reading Two Michael Parnell motions were denied by the federal court
Stewart Parnell, the 68-year former peanut industry executive who 13 years ago was caught shipping peanut butter and pastes that he knew were contaminated, won’t be getting out of prison until 2038 when he’ll be…Continue Reading Former peanut powerhouse Stewart Parnell isn’t getting out of jail
The U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Georgia recommends denial of motions to release brothers Stewart and Michael Parnell from federal custody. Judge Thomas Q. Langstaff quietly filed decisions on April 7 after…
Continue Reading Parnell brothers fail to persuade magistrate that their trial lawyers were ineffective
The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) wants the federal court for the Middle District of Georgia to deny former peanut broker Michael Parnell’s petition to vacate, set aside, or correct a prison sentence that could…
Continue Reading DOJ asks District Court to deny Michael Parnell’s petition
U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Q. Langstaff is giving the government until Oct. 22 to reply to a post-hearing brief for Michael Parnell. Department of Justice (DOJ) trial attorney Speare I. Hodges wants an extra week…
Continue Reading Government gets extra time to reply to Michael Parnell’s post hearing response
The way the Department of Justice sees it, the once chief executive officer of the now-defunct Peanut Corporation of America is a keeper.
Government counsel wants the Middle District of the U.S. District Court in…
Continue Reading DOJ wants federal judge to deny motion for early release for Stewart Parnell