In a habeas corpus case challenging petitioner's conviction for production of child pornography and related offenses, the district court's denial of the 28 U.S.C. section 2255 petition as time barred is affirmed and the court held that a judgment imposing sentence but leaving the amount of restitution to be determined begins to run the one-year statute of limitations to file a habeas motion under section 2255, and does not restart when the specific amount of restitution is later entered.

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Nov 27, 2017
When one person manipulates or generates false ideas or promises in order to obtain another’s property, this is classified as theft by deception. Without question, theft by deception is an intentional…
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Oct 27, 2017
Given that Georgia’s drug crimes are high and its tolerance for drug possession is low, it’s safe to assume that anyone facing drug charges might end up in prison. However, there are multiple factors to…
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Sep 29, 2017
While many fathers hope to be involved in their children’s lives, some continue to assume that they have limited legal rights to do so. In reality, fathers have the right to become custodial parents, to…
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Aug 25, 2017
As a highly contested topic in criminal law, search and seizure, or “stop and search,” relates to encounters between citizens and law enforcement. At any point, if the stop or the search is carried out…
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