No. 02-3452.

394 F.3d 984 (2005)

Brian MIRANDA, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Blair J. LEIBACH, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided January 20, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gabriel G. Tsui (argued), Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner-Appellant.

Domenica A. Osterberger (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Chicago, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.

Before RIPPLE, ROVNER, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.

ROVNER, Circuit Judge.

A jury convicted Brian Miranda of first-degree murder, and the trial court sentenced him to serve 30 years in prison. After exhausting his state court remedies, Miranda petitioned for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The district court denied his petition. We affirm.


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