Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a case involving a violent armed robbery of a MacDonald's restaurant, grant of a petition for writ of habeas corpus is reversed where: 1) the challenged questions asked by the prosecution at trial did not transgress the holding of Doyle; and 2) the state appellate court analysis of the harmless error question was a reasonable application of the Chapman standard.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
Argued: September 3, 2008
Decided: July 14, 2009
Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and CUDAHY and SYKES, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge.