Holding: Because there is a reasonable likelihood that the jury was precluded from giving full effect to Nelson’s mitigating evidence, we hold that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals’ determination was an unreasonable application of clearly established law as announced by the Supreme Court.
More coming on Judge Dennis's concurring opinion and the dissenters (6) led by Judge Edith Jones. All told, this is 161 pages of great stuff, if you like 5th Circuit stuff and death penalty and jury issues and stuff like that. Not 6/5" quarterbacks named Manning or anything like that, but still pretty sexy. I actually prefer blonds, and ... older women, only not when I'm carrying the ball.
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