No. 89-16478.

936 F.2d 444 (1991)

Edward D. ECKERT, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Robert TANSY, Frankie Sue Del Papa and Ron Angelone, Respondents-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided June 17, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David D. Nelson, Legal Intern, University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho, for petitioner-appellant.

David Sarnowski and Karen M. Wright, Deputy Atty. Gen., Las Vegas, Nev., for respondents-appellees.

Before TANG, SKOPIL and THOMPSON, Circuit Judges.

DAVID R. THOMPSON, Circuit Judge:

Edward D. Eckert, a state prisoner, appeals from the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition filed under 28 U.S.C. § 2254. Eckert contends the exclusion of alibi testimony during his state court trial violated his sixth amendment right to present a defense; that his trial counsel's failure to comply with Nevada's notice of alibi statute denied him effective assistance of counsel; and that the state court's imposition...

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