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CLAY v. US, 01-1500

For the purpose of starting the clock on 28 U.S.C. section 2255's one-year limitation period, a judgment of conviction becomes final when the time expires for filing a petition for certiorari contesting the appellate court's affirmation of the conviction.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/04/2003
  • Published 03/04/2003



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