CA11: Rule 60 motion on old 2255 rejected for res judicata: the SW issues were litigated in 2010

Defendant filed a FRCP 60 motion to alter the judgment in his 2255 where he’d already lost in 2010 on various issues, including a search issue. The judgment is summarily affirmed as res judicata. United States v. Dortch, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 30170 (11th Cir. Oct. 25, 2018).*

The search warrant was with probable cause, but what was seized was such a minor part of the state’s case that, even if there was no probable cause, it was harmless error. People v. Terry, 2018 NY Slip Op 07172, 2018 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 7141 (1st Dept. Oct. 25, 2018).*

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