Andrew Thomas, Jr. v. Wayne Carpenter
OPINION and JUDGMENT filed : The judgment of the district court is REVERSED, and the case is REMANDED with directions to issue the writ of habeas corpus unless the State affords Petitioner a new trial within a period of time to be established. Decision for publication. Gilbert S. Merritt (AUTHORING), Eugene E. Siler, Jr. (DISSENTING), and Bernice Bouie Donald, Circuit Judges.
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
ANDREW LEE THOMAS, JR.,
Petitioner - Appellant,
Feb 24, 2017
DEBORAH S. HUNT, Clerk
BRUCE WESTBROOKS, Warden,
Respondent - Appellee.
Before: MERRITT, SILER, and DONALD, Circuit Judges.
On Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Western District of Tennessee at Memphis.
THIS CAUSE was heard on the record from the district court and was argued by
IN CONSIDERATION WHEREOF, it is ORDERED that the judgment of the
district court is REVERSED, and the case is REMANDED with directions to issue the
writ of habeas corpus unless the State affords Petitioner a new trial within a period of
time to be established.
ENTERED BY ORDER OF THE COURT
Deborah S. Hunt, Clerk
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