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McQuiggin v. Perkins, 569 U.S. ___ (2013), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that actual innocence, if proven, is sufficient to circumvent the one-year statute of limitations for petitioners to appeal their conviction enacted within the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA).

www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/12pdf/12-126_lkgn.pdf

May 28, 2013 ... merits? Certificate of Appealability 2–3. On consideration of the certified question, the Court of. Appeals reversed the District Court's judgment. Adhering to Circuit precedent, Souter v. Jones, 395 F. 3d 577, 597–. 602 (2005), the Sixth Circuit held that Perkins' gateway actual-innocence allegations allowed ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/569/12-126

May 28, 2013 ... Henderson was stabbed to death after leaving a party with Perkins and Jones. Perkins was charged with murder. Jones testified that Perkins alone committed the murder while Jones watched. Perkins testified that Jones and Henderson left him during the evening, and that he later saw Jones with blood on ...

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2013/05/mcquiggin_v_perkins_decision_the_supreme_court_carves_out_an_exception_to.html

May 28, 2013 ... In 1993, Perkins left a party in Flint, Mich., with two other men, Rodney Henderson and Damarr Jones. Henderson was found later, on a trail in the woods, stabbed to death. Jones said Perkins did it. Perkins said Jones did it. Two other witnesses implicated Perkins, and he was convicted and sentenced to ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/12-126

May 28, 2013 ... Rodney Henderson was found stabbed to death after leaving a party in Flint, Michigan, with respondent Floyd Perkins and Damarr Jones. Perkins was charged with murder. Jones, the key prosecution witness, testified that Perkins alone committed the murder while Jones looked on. Perkins, however ...

caselaw.findlaw.com/la-court-of-appeal/1640809.html

Jul 31, 2013 ... Blache, 480 So.2d 304 (La.1985); State v. Smith, 96–2502 (La.App. 4 Cir. 12/27/ 96), 686 So.2d 1009; State v. Jones, 539 So.2d 866 (La.App. 4 Cir.1989). This is in accord with the language of La. R.S. 14:18, which provides for the general provisions for justification: “The fact that an offender's conduct is ...

caselaw.findlaw.com/us-7th-circuit/1145875.html

Nov 13, 2008 ... Case opinion for US 7th Circuit UNITED STATES v. PERKINS. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.

www.leagle.com/decision/incaco20120518050

May 18, 2012 ... On the night of February 13, 2007, Deondre McGruder was shot and killed. Appellants Wayne Deshown Perkins and Anthony Jones were charged with McGruder's murder. After a mistrial in 2008, they were re-tried in 2010. A jury convicted Perkins and Jones of first degree murder (Pen. Code, § 187, subd.

constitutionallawreporter.com/2013/06/06/mcquiggin-v-perkins-innocence-prevails-over-deadlines

Jun 6, 2013 ... McQuiggin v. Perkins, the Court considered whether innocence matters when a writ of habeas corpus was filed after the time allowed under statute.