No. 78-1483.

587 F.2d 373 (1978)

James Edward TIPPETT, Appellant, v. Willis ROBERTS, Warden, St. Louis City Jail, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided November 8, 1978.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied November 29, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James Edward Tippett, pro se.

Joseph L. Bauer, Jr., Asst. Circuit Atty., St. Louis, Mo., for appellee.

Before LAY, BRIGHT and ROSS, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied November 29, 1978.


Petitioner was tried and convicted of carrying a concealed weapon in violation of Mo.Ann.Stat. § 564.610 (Vernon), and sentenced to five years under the Missouri second offender act, Mo.Ann.Stat. § 556.280 (Vernon). His conviction was affirmed by the Missouri Court of Appeals, St. Louis District; his motion to transfer to the Missouri Supreme Court was denied, and his writ of certiorari...

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