No. 10-1572.

657 F.3d 675 (2011)

Charles Derrick KELLER, Petitioner-Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided September 23, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert J. Palmer (argued), Attorney, May, Oberfell & Lorber, Daniel Nora , Law Student, Mishawaka, IN, for Petitioner-Appellant.

Amanda A. Robertson (argued), Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Benton, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.

Before POSNER, FLAUM, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.

SYKES, Circuit Judge.

This case raises questions about timeliness and waiver in connection with a federal prisoner's motion under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 to set aside or correct an enhanced sentence based on predicate state-court convictions that are alleged to have been vacated. Charles Derrick Keller pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). In his plea agreement, he waived his right to contest any aspect of his...


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