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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Apr 10, 2018
When the local government distributes property tax bills, the majority of property owners assume that they cannot be challenged. On the contrary, local tax assessors generate property tax assessments,…
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Mar 02, 2018
When it comes to the crime of shoplifting, laws vary by state, with some acknowledging the crime as a misdemeanor, while others label it a felony. In Georgia, however, shoplifting can be classified as…
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Feb 08, 2018
For family members reeling from the sudden loss of a loved one in a traffic-related accident, few words suffice. Even more devastating is when they learn that their loved one’s death could have been prevented.
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Jan 23, 2018
Because driving is considered a privilege in Georgia, a driving record for all residents is maintained through the Department of Driver Services.
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