Shooter’s Motion Denied

Johnson Loses Bid To Vacate Federal Convictions

Posted: January 25, 2013 at 5 a.m.

A judge denied Jonesboro school shooter Mitchell Scott Johnson’s motion to have his federal drug and firearms conviction vacated.

Legal Lingo


To vacate a court order or judgment means to cancel it or render it null and void. State and federal rules of Civil Procedure give courts the authority to modify prior judgments.


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