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Lawyer Did not Challenge Juror’s Cryptic Comment (access required)

A defendant convicted on federal drug and firearms charges is not entitled to habeas relief on a claim that his counsel was constitutionally ineffective when she failed to tell the trial court that, before trial began, a juror approached defendant’s father and told him “everything would be alright” and he needed to give his son ...