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.
- Decided 01/24/2003
- Published 01/24/2003
- PATRICK E. HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judge:, Before JOLLY, HIGGINBOTHAM and MAGILL, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Floyd Calvin Roberts, Rosharon, TX, pro se.
- For Appellees:
- Patricia K. Dyer, Austin, TX, for Respondent-Appellee.