February 21, 2002: Date of accident
February 23, 2002: Jeffrey is arrested
December 17, 2002: Trial begins
December 19, 2002: Jeffrey is sentenced to death
December 19, 2002: Jeffrey is placed on death row in Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman Mississippi
February 9, 2006: The Mississippi Supreme Court affirms conviction on direct appeal
May 2, 2008: Jeffrey's petition for post-conviction relief is denied
April 10, 2009: Jeffrey's petition for writ of habeas corpus is filed
March 22, 2012: Jeffrey's second petition for post-conviction relief is denied
May 10, 2012: Motion for rehearing denied by Mississippi Supreme Court
April 9, 2013: Petition filed in federal court
November 25, 2013: Based on new expert evidence, Jeffrey's defense team filed a motion for relief from judgment or for leave to file successive petition for post-conviction relief, at the state level.
May 30, 2014: Jeffrey's defense team filed a motion to amend petition filed on November 25, 2013.
August 19, 2014: Jeffrey's defense team filed a rebuttal to the State's denial to amend petition.