Bible v. Ryan, No. 07-99017 - Criminal Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Bible v. Ryan, No. 07-99017

In a capital habeas matter, the denial of Petitioner's petition is affirmed, where Petitioner was not prejudiced by any of his counsel's alleged errors during the sentencing phase of his trial, because there was no reasonable probability that the sentencing judge would have reached a different result in the absence of the alleged errors.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted March 26, 2009

Filed July 1, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Gould

Counsel

For Appellant:

Daniel D. Maynard, Maynard Cronin Erickson Curran & Sparks, PLC, Phoenix, AZ

For Appellee:

Terry Goddard, Office of the Attorney General for Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

Kent Cattani, Office of the Attorney General for Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

Robert J. Gorman, Office of the Attorney General for Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

J.D. Nielsen, Office of the Attorney General for Arizona, Phoenix, AZ