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McLaughlin v. Corsini, No. 07-2798

District court judgment denying petition for habeas corpus is affirmed where: 1) a state court's conclusion that the nondisclosure of a nonprosecution agreement with a key witness could not have influenced the jury was not contrary to or involve an unreasonable application of clearly established federal law; and 2) its conclusion that defendant failed to establish that the Commonwealth had a duty to investigate or disclose additional details about an informant was not contrary to or an unreasonable application of Supreme Court precedent.    

Read McLaughlin v. Corsini, No. 07-2798

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Decided August 13, 2009

Before Boudin, Hansen, and Lipez, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by Hansen, Circuit Judge. 

For Appellant: Stephen B. Hrones.

For Appellee: Susan Reardon, Assistant Attorney General.