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)
- Decided 02/20/2002
- Published 02/20/2002
- E. GRADY JOLLY, Circuit Judge:, Before JOLLY, HIGGINBOTHAM and EMILIO M. GARZA, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- 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.