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White v. Gaetz, No. 08-2766

By FindLaw Staff on December 21, 2009 1:50 PM

District court's denial of defendant's petition for habeas relief, claiming that the way in which the bystander venire was selected violated his constitutional right to have his jury selected from a fair cross section of the community, is affirmed as the sheriff exercised his responsibility under the Illinois bystander statute by rounding out a small portion of the venire by calling upon supervisors in government offices to furnish potential jurors.     

Read White v. Gaetz, No. 08-2766

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Decided December 21, 2009


Before:  Evans, Sykes, Circuit Judges, and Simon, District Judge

Opinion by Simon, District Judge

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