In a murder prosecution, Petitioner's habeas petition is granted, where a comparative juror analysis, in combination with other facts in the record, demonstrated that the prosecutor's purported race-neutral reasons for striking at least one of the jurors were pretexts for racial discrimination.
Argued and Submitted December 12, 2008
Filed July 7, 2009
Opinion by Judge Berzon
Albert Joel Kutchins, Berkeley, CA