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WILLIAMS v PUCKETT, 00-60547

No certificate of appealability will issue under the AEDPA where the petitioner cannot make a substantial showing that a constitutional right was denied. (Revised opinion)

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/20/2002
  • Published 02/20/2002

Judges

  • E. GRADY JOLLY, Circuit Judge:, Before JOLLY, HIGGINBOTHAM and EMILIO M. GARZA, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Thomas B. Sumrall (argued), Gulfport, MS, Chester Allen Nicholson, Nicholson & Nicholson, Gulfport, MS, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Marvin L. White, Jr. (argued), Judy Kristin Thomas Martin, Jackson, MS, for Respondents-Appellees.