CALVIN LEE ROBINSON A/K/A CALVIN L. ROBINSON APPELLANT
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI APPELLEE
OF JUDGMENT: 01/11/2017
LEFLORE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT HON. W. ASHLEY HINES, Judge
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANT: CALVIN LEE ROBINSON (PRO SE)
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLEE: OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL BY:
LEE, C.J., CARLTON AND WESTBROOKS, JJ.
Calvin Lee Robinson, appearing pro se, appeals the Leflore
County Circuit Court's denial of his motion for
post-conviction relief (PCR). Finding no error, we affirm.
AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
In 2002, Robinson was indicted for statutory rape. In 2003,
he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to thirty years in the
custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC),
with ten years suspended upon successful completion of five
years of supervised probation.
In July 2004, Robinson filed his first PCR motion, which the
circuit court denied. In that PCR motion, Robinson asserted
that his plea was involuntary, his trial counsel was
deficient, and his sentence was disproportionate. Robinson
did not appeal the denial of the 2004 PCR motion.
In September 2007, Robinson filed his second PCR motion,
which the circuit court denied as successive. Robinson
appealed the denial of this motion. In 2009, this Court
affirmed the circuit court's judgment in Robinson v.
State, 19 So.3d 140, 141 (¶21) (Miss. Ct. App.
In 2016, Robinson filed his third PCR motion alleging that he
was denied effective assistance of counsel. He asserted that
his trial counsel assured him that he would receive a
sentence between eight and six years if he entered a guilty
plea. Robinson attached the affidavits of his sister, Minnie
Scott, his wife, Debra Robinson, and his niece, Sharon Murry,
in support of his assertion. In January 2017, the circuit
court deemed Robinson's PCR motion was time-barred,
successive, and without merit.
In June 2017, Robinson timely filed a motion to proceed on
appeal to this ...