United States Fifth Circuit

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Taylor v. Quarterman, 06-70045

In a capital case, an application for a Certificate of Appealability is denied, principally because petitioner did not present clear and convincing evidence that the state court erred with regard to an Atkins claim.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/21/2007
  • Published 08/22/2007


  • PATRICK E. HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judge:, Before HIGGINBOTHAM, WIENER, and BARKSDALE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • James A. Rasmussen (argued), Rasmussen Law Office, Wichita Falls, TX, for Taylor., Laura Grant Berins (argued), Austin, TX, for Quarterman.