RONALD E. ROBINSON, APPELLANT
STATE OF ARKANSAS, APPELLEE
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APPEAL FROM THE HOT SPRING COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT. NO. 30CR-08-131. HONORABLE PHILLIP H. SHIRRON, JUDGE.
Ronald E. Robinson, Pro se appellant.
Dustin McDaniel, Att'y Gen., by: Brad Newman, Ass't Att'y Gen., for appellee.
In 2009, appellant Ronald E. Robinson was found guilty by a jury of two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree battery. He was sentenced, with an enhancement for committing a felony with a firearm, to an aggregate term of 1620 months' imprisonment. The Arkansas Court of Appeals
affirmed. Robinson v. State, 2010 Ark.App. 772.
After the court of appeals issued its mandate on appeal, petitioner timely filed in the trial court a pro se verified petition for postconviction relief pursuant to Arkansas Rule of Criminal Procedure 37.1 (2009). The court entered an order denying the petition on December 28, 2011. Petitioner did not timely file a notice of appeal from the order and sought leave from this court to proceed with a belated appeal. The motion was granted on the ground that appellant had not been informed that the order had been entered as required under Rule 37.3(d). Robinson v. State, 2013 Ark. 46 (per curiam).
On appeal from the order, appellant first argues that the trial court erred by denying Rule 37.1 relief without holding an evidentiary hearing and by adopting the law and reasoning contained in the State's response ...