In an attempted murder prosecution, dismissal of petitioner's habeas petition as untimely is affirmed where the verification requirement for a California habeas petition was so important under California law that, where a petitioner is denied the opportunity to provide a verification upon filing, he must provide one prior to any judicial proceeding.
Submitted September 1, 2009
Filed September 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge Tallman
Michael R. Johnsen, Deputy Attorney General, Los Angeles, CA