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Criminal – Habeas Corpus – Procedural Default – Late Appeal Notice (access required)

Although the commonwealth several times has granted petitioners an extension of the time to file a notice of appeal, this periodic grant of extensions on motion does not mean that the rule requiring dismissal of an untimely petition is not strictly enforced, and the commonwealth's dismissal of this federal habeas petitioner's untimely state petition was ...

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