Illinois Bar Journal

Articles From Angela J. Rollins

Tolling the One-Year Limitation Period for Habeas Petitions After Holland v. Florida

By Angela J. Rollins
Page 38
In 2010, the Supreme Court held that equitable tolling applies to the one-year limitation for filing federal habeas petitions, giving defendants a pathway to relief when they're victims of attorney misconduct and other "extraordinary circumstances."

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