Boliek Wiliam


Case Number: N/A

Judge: N/A

Demographic Information: White Male

Current Counsel: Unknown

Counsel Contact: Unknown


Current Proceedings: Unknown

Legal Status: Executive clemency pending with indefinite stay of execution entered by Governor Carnahan (who then died in office)

Hearing Pending: N/A

Significant Legal Issues:

  • Trial counsel’s failure to investigate and present mitigating evidence,

  • Trial court’s denial of appointment of psychiatric expert

Last Judicial Decision Related to Conviction or Sentence:

  • State’s motion to set execution date overruled by Missouri Supreme Court Sept. 25, 2001

Reported Opinions:

  • Grant of habeas corpus reversed by Boliek v. Bowersox, 96 F.3d 1070 (8th Cir. 1996), cert. denied, 520 U.S. 1267 (1997)

  • Habeas corpus granted by Boliek v. Delo, 912 F. Supp. 1199 (W.D. Mo. 1995)

  • Denial of post-conviction relief affirmed by Boliek v. State, 755 S.W.2d 417 (Mo. App. S.D. 1988), transfer denied Jan. 21, 1988, cert. denied, 489 U.S. 1040 (1989)

  • Conviction and sentence affirmed on direct appeal by State v. Boliek, 706 S.W.2d 847 (Mo. 1986)


Conviction County: Camden

Counts: 1

Victim Demographic: W/F

Crime Date: 8/30/1983

Sentencing Date: 12/12/1984

Trial Counsel: Julian Ossman, Kate Markie