ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT
No. CR 06-1151
JAMES COOPER, JEREMY MOTEN
AND ULONZO GORDON
STATE OF ARKANSAS
Opinion Delivered May 31, 2007
PRO SE MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF
TIME TO FILE REPLY BRIEF
[CIRCUIT COURT OF CRITTENDEN
COUNTY, CR 1995-145, CR 1995-149,
CR 1995-150, HON. DAVID BURNETT,
In 1995, co-appellants James Cooper, Jeremy Moten and Ulonzo Gordon, who were tried
together, were found guilty by a jury of capital murder. A sentence of life imprisonment without parole
was imposed on each. This court affirmed. Cooper v. State, 324 Ark. 135, 919 S.W.2d 205 (1996).
On April 8, 2002, the appellants, proceeding pro se, filed in the trial court a joint petition for writ of
habeas corpus under Act 1780 of 2001. The trial court conducted a hearing and subsequently denied
the petition. A pro se joint appeal from the order has been lodged in this court.
Appellants sought, and were granted, one extension of time to file their brief-in-chief. Cooper
v. State, CR 06-1151 (Jan. 11, 2007) (per curiam). Now before us is appellant Cooper’s motion for
an extension of time to file the appellants’ reply brief, which is the first such request with respect to the
The motion is granted and is applicable to each of the appellants. The reply brief, whether the
appellants elect to file a joint reply brief or each chooses to submit an individual reply brief, is due here
no later than fifteen days from the date of this opinion.