FILED: June 21, 2007
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, ) Appeal from the Circuit Court of
) Cook County, Illinois.
v. ) No. 93 CR 8675
DANA HOLLAND, ))
Honorable Paul P. Biebel, Jr.,
Defendant-Appellant. ) Judge Presiding.
JUSTICE MURPHY delivered the opinion of the court:
In 1993, petitioner, Dana Holland, was indicted and convicted of several crimes,
hereinafter referred to as “1993 convictions.” Under indictment No. 93 CR 5981, petitioner was
convicted of three counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and sentenced to three
consecutive terms of 30 years’ imprisonment. Petitioner was also convicted of attempted murder
and armed robbery under indictment No. 93 CR 8675 and sentenced to 28 years’ imprisonment to
run consecutive to his aggregate 90 years’ imprisonment for the aggravated criminal sexual
assault convictions. On direct appeal, this court affirmed all of petitioner’s convictions.
On January 30, 2003, the circuit court vacated the convictions of aggravated criminal
sexual assault based upon DNA tests. On February 11, 2003, the convictions for attempted