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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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Stay Issued in Berget Warrant of Execution
PIERRE – Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that Circuit Court Judge Douglas Hoffman has issued a stay of the warrant of execution of Rodney Berget based upon defendant’s request and filing of the habeas petition.

The Court has further requested the parties to prepare a proposed scheduling order in relation to the habeas proceedings.

"It remains that State’s position that due process has been satisfied and the interest of justice requires these proceedings to move forward in a timely fashion," said Jackley.