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Philmore v. McNeil, No. 07-13637

In a capital habeas matter, denial of the habeas petition is affirmed where 1) defense counsel's allegedly ineffective representation occurred before petitioner's Sixth Amendment right to counsel had attached with respect to the murder at issue; and 2) petitioner's Batson challenge to jury selection was barred by a state procedural rule.

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Appellate Information

Filed July 23, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam