US v. Littlejohn, 05-3081
Conviction for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon is vacated where the district court-s use of compound voir dire questions deprived defendant of his Sixth Amendment right to an impartial jury.
- Argued 04/05/2007
- Decided 06/19/2007
- Published 06/20/2007
Before: SENTELLE, TATEL, and BROWN, Circuit Judges.
Ketanji B. Jackson, Assistant Federal Public Defender, argued the cause for appellant. With her on the briefs was A.J. Kramer, Federal Public Defender. Mary M. Petras and Neil H. Jaffee, Assistant Federal Public Defenders, entered appearances.
Sarah T. Chasson, Assistant U.S. Attorney, argued the cause for appellee. With her on the brief were Jeffrey A. Taylor, U.S. Attorney, and Roy W. McLeese, III and John Crabb, Jr., Assistant U.S. Attorneys.