RICHARDSON v. JOHNSON, 01-50568
A claim requesting a competency hearing prior to execution is subject to the AEDPA's limits upon successive writs.
- Decided 06/26/2001
- Published 06/26/2001
BY THE COURT:, Before HIGGINBOTHAM, DeMOSS and STEWART, Circuit Judges.
United States Fifth Circuit
Steven B. Rosenfeld,Katherine I. Puzone, Paul Henri Cohen, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, Daniel McNeel Lane, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, San Antonio, TX, for Petitioner-Appellant.
Tommy Lee Skaggs, Asst. Atty. Gen., Austin, TX, for Respondent-Appellee.