United States Fifth Circuit

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ROBERTS v. COCKRELL, 02-50236

Application for habeas relief was time-barred, as the federal court will not look to state law to determine when a state conviction becomes final for purposes of 28 U.S.C. section 2244(d)(1)(A), and petitioner's claim for equitable tolling fails.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/24/2003
  • Published 01/24/2003

Judges

  • PATRICK E. HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judge:, Before JOLLY, HIGGINBOTHAM and MAGILL, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Floyd Calvin Roberts, Rosharon, TX, pro se.

  • For Appellees:
  • Patricia K. Dyer, Austin, TX, for Respondent-Appellee.

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