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US v. Shipp, No. 08-5157

In a firearm possession prosecution, a denial of petitioner's habeas petition is reversed where Chambers v. United States, 129 S. Ct. 687 (2009), applies retroactively on collateral review to convictions that were final at the time the case was decided by the Supreme Court.

Read US v. Shipp, No. 08-5157

Appellate Information

Filed December 16, 2009


Opinion by Judge Seymour


For Appellant:

John Bennett, Amarillo, TX

For Appellee:

Leena Alam, Thomas Scott Woodward, Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK