No. 79A02-9004-PC-220.

569 N.E.2d 736 (1991)

Phillip L. McCollum, Appellant (Petitioner below), v. STATE of Indiana, Appellee (Respondent below).

Court of Appeals of Indiana, Second District.

April 18, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Susan K. Carpenter, Public Defender, Hope Fey, Deputy Public Defender, Indianapolis, for appellant.

Linley E. Pearson, Atty. Gen., Ian A.T. McLean, Deputy Atty. Gen., Indianapolis, for appellee.

SHIELDS, Presiding Judge.

Phillip L. McCollum appeals the denial of his petition for post-conviction relief.

We affirm.


1. Whether the post-conviction court erred in finding McCollum's petition was barred by the doctrine of laches.

2. Whether application of the doctrine of laches violates McCollum's due process right to challenge the validity of a conviction.


On January 8, 1971 McCollum pled guilty to...

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