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2011-UP-167 - Sanders v. State

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

Willie R. Sanders, Appellant,

v.

State of South Carolina, Respondent.


Appeal From Laurens County
 William P. Keesley, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2011-UP-167
Submitted April 1, 2011 – Filed April 18, 2011   


AFFIRMED


Willie R. Sanders, pro se, for Appellant.

Attorney General Alan M. Wilson, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, and Assistant Attorney General Ashley A. McMahan, all of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Willie R. Sanders appeals the circuit court's dismissal of his petition for writ of habeas corpus as procedurally barred by the Uniform Post Conviction Procedure Act.  We affirm[1] pursuant to Rule 220(b)(1), SCACR, and the following authority:  State v. Simpson, 275 S.C. 426, 429, 272 S.E.2d 431, 432 (1980) ("[T]he burden of showing that the [circuit] court erred is upon the appellant.").

AFFIRMED.

WILLIAMS, GEATHERS, and LOCKEMY, JJ., concur.


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