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2010-UP-276 - Ford, Julian v. State

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

Julian Ford, Appellant,

v.

State of South Carolina, Respondent.


Appeal From Kershaw County
G. Thomas Cooper, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No.  2010-UP-276
Submitted May 3, 2010 – Filed May 19, 2010


AFFIRMED


Julian Ford, pro se, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, and Assistant Attorney General Brian Petrano, all of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Julian Ford appeals the circuit court's dismissal of his petition for habeas corpus.  We affirm[1] pursuant to Rule 220(b)(1), SCACR, and the following authority:  Keeler v. Mauney, 330 S.C. 568, 571, 500 S.E.2d 123, 124 (Ct. App. 1998) (holding a prisoner is procedurally barred from bringing a writ of habeas corpus in circuit court when the issues alleged are cognizable in post-conviction relief applications, and if procedurally barred, a prisoner's only avenue of relief is to bring a habeas corpus petition in the original jurisdiction of our state's supreme court).

AFFIRMED.

KONDUROS, GEATHERS, and LOCKEMY, JJ., concur.


[1] We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.