District court's grant of defendant's writ of habeas corpus from her conviction of first degree murder is reversed as, in its sufficiency-of-the-evidence review, the district court failed to accord the deference due to the judgment of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals.
Argued: October 16, 2009
Decided and Filed: December 21, 2009
Opinion by Circuit Judge Cook
For Appellant: Francis R. Borger-Gilligan, Office of the Attorney General
For Appellee: Sunter L. Camp, Federal Public Defender's Office