Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Habeas Petition Reinstated

Wickham v. Friel, 2007 WL 475827 (2/15/07)(unpub'd) - The 10th overturns a habeas petition dismissal on time-limit grounds. The one year did not start to run until the petitioner should have been aware of the suppressed evidence that the alleged victim had lied about sexual abuse before. That starting time was later than the state claimed.