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Jackson v. Norris, No. 08-1037

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By FindLaw Staff on July 30, 2009 3:25 PM

Denial of petition for writ of habeas corpus in a murder case is affirmed where the state's expert's testimony that petitioner was a "slinger" and a "banger" was cumulative of other evidence suggesting he was violent and involved in the drug trade, and the testimony did not have a substantial and injurious effect on the jury's verdict.    

Read Jackson v. Norris, No. 08-1037

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
Submitted: May 11, 2009
Filed: July 30, 2009

Judges
Before WOLLMAN, JOHN R. GIBSON, and MURPHY, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by WOLLMAN, Circuit Judge

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