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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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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Jul 25, 2017
As defined by the Georgia Municipal Association, ordinances are written laws adopted by a city or town’s government. Yet, while theses ordinances are permanent laws that are actively enforced, state and…
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Jun 22, 2017
Considering the excessive weight of motor vehicles, the number of drivers on Georgia roads on any given day, not to mention the number of motor vehicle accidents, people are going to be killed as a result…
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