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Robinson v. Mills, No. 09-5243

District court's grant of conditional habeas relief to a defendant convicted of first degree murder is affirmed as withholding impeachment evidence regarding a witness's status as a confidential informer was material under Brady because there was a reasonable probability that disclosure of the evidence would have resulted in a different outcome for the proceeding. 

Read Robinson v. Mills, No. 09-5243

Appellate Information

Argued: October 8, 2009

Decided and Filed: January 28, 2010


Opinion by Circuit Judge  Clay


For Appellant:  John H. Bledsoe, Office of the Attorney General

For Appellee:  Henry A. Martin, Federal Public Defender's Office