Case Caption: Alan N. Archibald v. People of the Virgin IslandsCase Number: S. Ct. Crim. No. 2016-0050Date: 08/10/2017Author: Per CuriamCitation: Summary:

Court-appointed counsel for appellant is found in civil contempt for his failure to comply with numerous orders of this Court. This attorney failed to timely comply with five clear and unambiguous orders of the court, on such issues as filing of a completed Transcript Purchase Order and briefing requirements. After multiple show-cause orders, it is now determined that the attorney did not diligently attempt to comply with those orders in a reasonable manner. The attorney is directed to pay $1,000 to the Clerk of the Court, made payable to the Government of the Virgin Islands, no later than 14 days from the date of entry of this decision. Furthermore, the Clerk of this Court is directed to transmit a copy of this opinion, together with all pertinent orders and filings, to the Office of Disciplinary Counsel so that it may consider whether disciplinary proceedings should be initiated pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 207.

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