May 14, 2013
STATE OF HAWAII, RESPONDENT/PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE,
JOSEPH PITTS, PETITIONER/DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.
CERTIORARI TO THE INTERMEDIATE COURT OF APPEALS (ICA NO. 30559; CR. NO. 09-1-0097)
Electronically Filed Supreme Court SCWC-30559 14-MAY-2013 01:18 PM
ORDER ACCEPTING APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI AND ORDERING SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEFING
(By: Recktenwald, C.J., Nakayama, Acoba, McKenna, and Pollack, JJ.)
Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant Joseph Pitts' application for writ of certiorari filed on April 17, 2013, is hereby accepted and will be scheduled for oral argument. The parties will be notified by the appellate clerk regarding scheduling.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that each of the parties shall file a supplemental brief by May 31, 2013, not to exceed ten pages in length, addressing whether the circuit court committed plain error in not reinstating standby counsel and/or in not appointing substitute counsel post-verdict for petitioner with regard to his post-verdict motions and sentencing.
/s/ Mark E. Recktenwald /s/ Paula A. Nakayama /s/ Simeon R. Acoba, Jr. /s/ Sabrina S. McKenna /s/ Richard W. Pollack
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