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Felkner v. Jackson

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-797 9th Cir. Not Argued Mar 21, 2011 9-0 Per Curiam OT 2010

Holding: The Ninth Circuit had no basis to award habeas relief to a state inmate alleging that prosecutors had peremptorily struck jurors at his trial on the basis of race.

Plain English Holding: The Ninth Circuit had no basis to award habeas relief to a state inmate alleging that prosecutors had struck jurors at his trial on the basis of race.

Judgment: Reversed in a per curiam opinion on March 21, 2011.

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