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Ali v. Hickman, No. 07-16731

In a murder prosecution, Petitioner's habeas petition is granted, where a comparative juror analysis, in combination with other facts in the record, demonstrated that the prosecutor's purported race-neutral reasons for striking at least one of the jurors were pretexts for racial discrimination.

Read Ali v. Hickman, No. 07-16731

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted December 12, 2008

Filed July 7, 2009


Opinion by Judge Berzon


For Appellant:

Albert Joel Kutchins, Berkeley, CA

For Appellee:

Michele Swanson, Office of the California Attorney General, San Francisco, CA