United States Fifth Circuit

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Smith v. Davis, 18-70015

Held that a defendant in a Texas death penalty case was not denied an impartial jury. He contended that it was unconstitutional to dismiss a potential juror from the venire for having moral objections to the death penalty. Reversed the granting of federal habeas relief.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/06/13

Judges

  • Owen

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel