Mahaffey v. Ramos, No. 08-3916
District court's denial of a defendant's habeas petition, alleging that the prosecution violated the Fourteenth Amendment by excluding blacks from the jury on account of their race, is affirmed as the state court's finding that the prosecutor's use of peremptory challenges was motivated by legitimate, race-neutral concerns was clearly not unreasonable.
Read Mahaffey v. Ramos, No. 08-3916
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division
Decided December 21, 2009
Before: Bauer, Kanne, and Tinder, Circuit Judges
Opinion by Bauer, Circuit Judge
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