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Haynes vs. Quarterman, 07-70004

Denial of an application for a certificate of appealability following denial of habeas relief is affirmed in part, but reversed in part where, in light of the recent decision in Snyder v. Louisiana, 128 S.Ct. 1203 (2008), petitioner is entitled to a COA in connection with his Batson claims in respect to two potential jurors.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/23/2008
  • Published 04/23/2008

Judges

  • DENNIS, Circuit Judge:, Before JOLLY, DENNIS and CLEMENT, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Allen Richard Ellis (argued), Law Offices of A. Richard Ellis, Mill Valley, CA, for Haynes.

  • For Appellees:
  • Jeremy Craig Greenwell (argued), Austin, TX, for Respondent-Appellee.