No. 07-1724.

527 F.3d 651 (2008)

Kendrick D. LATHAM, Petitioner-Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided May 29, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael C. McCutcheon (argued), Baker & McKenzie, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.

Michael C. Carr (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Benton, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and KANNE and TINDER, Circuit Judges.


A federal prisoner may seek collateral review within one year of "the date on which the judgment of conviction becomes final". 28 U.S.C. § 2255(f)(1). If a convicted person files, and then dismisses, an appeal from a conviction, what is the date of finality? When the appeal is dismissed, or that date plus 90 days to file a petition for certiorari? See 28 U.S.C. § 1254(1); S.Ct. Rule 13...

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