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Hardy v. Quarterman, No. 08-40161

In a sexual assault prosecution, denial of a habeas petition as untimely is reversed where petitioner was entitled to equitable tolling because he suffered a significant state-created delay when the state failed in its legal duty to inform him that his state court habeas petition had been denied.

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Filed August 3, 2009


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