No. 89-1818.

932 F.2d 619 (1991)

Sanford Norman HARRIS, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Richard DeROBERTIS, Warden, and Roland Burris, Attorney General, Respondents-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided May 9, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William H. Theis, Chicago, Ill., for petitioner-appellant.

Arleen C. Anderson, Michael Weinstein, Asst. Attys. Gen., Neil F. Hartigan, Atty. Gen., Chicago, Ill., for respondents-appellees.

Before WOOD, Jr., and KANNE, Circuit Judges, and PELL, Senior Circuit Judge.

KANNE, Circuit Judge.

This case has a lengthy and complicated procedural history, but the narrow issue on appeal is whether the district court correctly found that Harris still has an unexhausted right to post-conviction relief in the Illinois state courts. Harris was convicted of armed robbery and aggravated kidnapping on October 27, 1966. He did not perfect a direct appeal, apparently because the notice of appeal was never properly filed. He did file a post-conviction...

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