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Johnson v. Minor, No. 08-3207

By FindLaw Staff on February 08, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a murder prosecution, a denial of petitioner's habeas petition is affirmed where, if the trial court reasonably believed that the defendant planned to testify and that his testimony was necessary to lay the foundation for another witness's testimony, a ruling that the defendant must testify before the other witness did not constitute Brooks error.

Read Johnson v. Minor, No. 08-3207

Appellate Information

Submitted: September 24, 2009

Filed: February 8, 2010


Opinion by Judge Jarvey

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