Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Denial of petition for writ of habeas corpus in a murder case is affirmed where the state's expert's testimony that petitioner was a "slinger" and a "banger" was cumulative of other evidence suggesting he was violent and involved in the drug trade, and the testimony did not have a substantial and injurious effect on the jury's verdict.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
Submitted: May 11, 2009
Filed: July 30, 2009
Before WOLLMAN, JOHN R. GIBSON, and MURPHY, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by WOLLMAN, Circuit Judge