No. 88-2558.

877 F.2d 726 (1989)

Charles E. TAYLOR, Appellant, v. Bill ARMONTROUT, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided June 20, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Curtis Woods, Kansas City, Mo., for appellant.

Stephen D. Hawke, Jefferson City, Mo., for appellee.

Before ARNOLD, BOWMAN and MAGILL, Circuit Judges.


Charles E. Taylor appeals from the District Court's1 order dismissing his petition for a writ of habeas corpus for lack of jurisdiction on the ground that Taylor did not satisfy the "in custody" requirement of 28 U.S.C. § 2254(a). We affirm.

Taylor sought relief from a 1982 state conviction entered upon a guilty plea, on the grounds, inter alia, of ineffective assistance on appeal and in his state postconviction...

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