Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a capital habeas matter, denial of the petition is affirmed where: 1) defense counsel was not ineffective during the penalty phase because the aggravating circumstances far outweighed any mitigating factors, even taking into account the evidence that counsel failed to uncover; and 2) any infirmities in the trial court's initial jury instructions would have been cured by the court's subsequent statement.
Filed August 26, 2009
Opinion by Judge Birch
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