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11th Circuit: Inmate Pays for Lawyer's Error

Attorney missed petition deadline by almost a year, despite client relaying warnings from jailhouse lawyers

, Daily Report

An Atlanta-based federal appeals court panel again has rejected an inmate's claim that he should be forgiven for his lawyer's missing a deadline, despite being reversed by the U.S. Supreme Court twice in recent years after holding prisoners accountable for their lawyers' failings.

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Originally appeared in print as 11th Circuit: Inmate pays for lawyer's error