Issues: (1) Whether a state court unreasonably applied this court's cases under Section 2254(d)(1) when it held that a misplaced adverb in one jury instruction on state law did not violate federal due process; and (2) whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit properly held that the alleged instructional error was harmful and that Davis v. Ayala was irrelevant to the harmless-error inquiry.
Record received from the U.S.C.A. 6th Circuit. The record is electronic and available on PACER.
Apr 24 2017
Record received from the U.S.D.C. Southern District of Ohio. The record is electronic and available on PACER.
May 2 2017
DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 18, 2017.
May 22 2017
DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 25, 2017.
May 23 2017
Application (16A1153) to recall and stay mandate pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Kagan.
May 30 2017
May 30 2017
Application (16A1153) denied by Justice Kagan.
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