No. 74-4045.

514 F.2d 1234 (1975)

James McGEE, Petitioner-Appellant, v. C. Murray HENDERSON, Warden, Louisiana State Penitentiary, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

June 18, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Anthony M. DiLeo, New Orleans, La. (Court-appointed), for petitioner-appellant.

William J. Guste, Jr., Atty. Gen., Baton Rouge, La., Barbara B. Rutledge, Asst. Atty. Gen., New Orleans, La., Thompson L. Clarke, Dist. Atty., St. Joseph, La., Charles Brackin, Asst. Dist. Atty., Lake Providence, La., John T. Seale, Asst. Dist. Atty., Tallulah, La., for respondent-appellee.

Before BROWN, Chief Judge, and GEWIN and THORNBERRY, Circuit Judges.


The district court denied the habeas corpus petition of McGee, a state prisoner, without an evidentiary hearing. Giving this pro se application the liberal construction which is required by Haines v. Kerner, 404 U.S. 519, 92 S.Ct. 594, 30 L.Ed.2d 652 (1972), it appears that the appellant claims he was denied the right to appeal. Without any intimation as to the merits of the case...

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