US v. Mitchell, No. 08-10027
Defendant's drug distribution conviction and sentence are affirmed where, even if plain error review did not apply, there was no error in the District Court's failure sua sponte to strike a juror for cause based on the murder of the juror's uncle by a drug dealer.
Read US v. Mitchell, No. 08-10027
Argued and Submitted October 20, 2008
Filed June 23, 2009
Before: J. Clifford Wallace, Sidney R. Thomas and Susan P. Graber, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by Judge Wallace
Dissent by Judge Thomas
William R. Reed, Assistant United States Attorney, Reno, NV
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