Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
District court's grant of defendant's writ of habeas corpus from her conviction of first degree murder is reversed as, in its sufficiency-of-the-evidence review, the district court failed to accord the deference due to the judgment of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals.
Argued: October 16, 2009
Decided and Filed: December 21, 2009
Opinion by Circuit Judge Cook
For Appellant: Francis R. Borger-Gilligan, Office of the Attorney General
For Appellee: Sunter L. Camp, Federal Public Defender's Office