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Wednesday, April 27, 2005

SCOTUS Decides Habeas Case Today

From, U.S. Law Week:  The Supreme Court decided the following criminal case today:

Pace v. DiGuglielmo, No. 03-9627 -- The one-year statute of limitations for filing a federal habeas corpus petition was not tolled while the petitioner awaited a state court's ruling on whether his late state post-conviction relief petition fell within a statutory exception excusing an untimely filing.

Decision here.  [Mark Godsey]

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