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‘Prison Mailbox Rule’ applied to PCR petition (access required)

There is a bright-line rule that mailing does not constitute the filing of a post-conviction relief application for statute of limitation purposes. Rather, a PCR application is considered filed when the clerk of court receives it. But when a petitioner is prevented from making a timely filing where he has exercised due diligence and circumstances beyond ...

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