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DeBurgo v. Amand, No. 09-1145

By FindLaw Staff on November 19, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

District court's denial of defendant's request for habeas relief arising from his conviction for armed assault with intent to murder and assault and batter by means of a dangerous weapon is affirmed where: 1) appeals court's analysis of the sufficiency of the evidence was not an unreasonable application of the Supreme Court's standard announced in Jackson given the sufficiently suggestive circumstantial evidence presented; and 2) defendant was not deprived of his Sixth Amendment right to an impartial jury.  

Read DeBurgo v. Amand, No. 09-1145

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Decided November 19, 2009


Before: Lipez, Howard, and Stahl, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Stahl, Circuit Judge


For Appellant:    Elizabeth Doherty

For Appellee:   Argie K. Shapiro, Assistant Attorney General, Martha Coakley, Attorney General

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