HORTON v. US, 98-3481
A defendant's conviction becomes "final" under 18 2255 (6)(1) when the Supreme Court denies the defendant's petition for a writ of certiorari (absent a suspension order from the Court or a Justice), irrespective of the opportunity to petition the Supreme Court for rehearing.
- Argued 01/19/2000
- Decided 03/28/2001
- Published 03/28/2001
- CUDAHY, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, CUDAHY and EVANS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- David M. Kroeger (argued), Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Eric Sussman (argued), Office of the U.S. Atty., Crim. Div., Chicago, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.