No. 73-2320. Summary Calendar.

485 F.2d 245 (1973)

Thomas J. PIPER, Jr., Petitioner-Appellant, v. W. J. ESTELLE, Director, Texas Department of Corrections, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

September 27, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Thomas J. Piper, Jr., pro se.

Dunklin Sullivan, Asst. Atty. Gen., Austin, for respondent-appellee.

Before WISDOM, AINSWORTH and CLARK, Circuit Judges.


The instant appeal arises from the denial of a writ of habeas corpus. While on parole from a 1961 Texas conviction, Thomas J. Piper was charged by the State of Texas with robbery by assault. A separate federal prosecution for violations of the firearms registration laws grew out of the same activity. Piper was convicted and sentenced on both the state and federal charges. Texas, which had revoked Piper's parole...

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