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Appellant, by and through his attorney, John Irwin, filed a motion for rule on clerk and a motion to be relieved as counsel. Irwin, a full-time, state-salaried public defender, stated in his motion for rule on clerk that the clerk refused to file the untimely record because of Irwin’s failure to follow the Arkansas Rules of Appellate Procedure-Criminal. The Supreme Court granted the motion for rule on clerk, as Irwin candidly admitted fault for the failure to perfect the appeal, and granted the motion to be relieved as counsel, as Irwin was not eligible for compensation on appeal. View "Childers v. State" on Justia Law