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Davis v. Coyle, 02-3227

Denial of habeas relief in a death penalty case is reversed due to prejudicial error under Skipper v. South Carolina, 476 U.S. 1 (1986), in denying petitioner the right to present additional evidence at his resentencing hearing.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/29/2007
  • Published 01/29/2007

Judges

  • Before DAUGHTREY, COLE, and GIBBONS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • ARGUED:  Alan M. Freedman, Midwest Center for Justice, Ltd., Evanston, Illinois, for Appellant.  Michael L. Collyer, Office of the Attorney General, Cleveland, Ohio, for Appellee.   ON BRIEF:  Alan M. Freedman, Midwest Center for Justice, Ltd., Evanston, Illinois, Laurence E. Komp, Attorney at Law, Manchester, Missouri, for Appellant.  Michael L. Collyer, Office of the Attorney General, Cleveland, Ohio, for Appellee.