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LEE v. DAVIS, 01-3152

A 28 U.S.C. section 2254 petitioner's failure to raise the issue of prosecutorial misconduct on direct appeal means the issue was procedurally defaulted, and the petition fails where no cause for default was demonstrated.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/29/2002
  • Decided 04/25/2003
  • Published 04/25/2003


  • CUDAHY, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, COFFEY, and EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Stephen J. Kane (argued), Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • James B. Martin, Scott A. Kreider (argued), Office of the Atty. Gen., Indianapolis, IN, for Respondents-Appellees.
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