Elliott Laverne Prince, Petitioner-appellant, v. Dr. George J. Beto, Director, Texas Department Ofcorrections, Respondent-appellee, 467 F.2d 484 (5th Cir. 1972)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - 467 F.2d 484 (5th Cir. 1972) Oct. 17, 1972

Before WISDOM, GODBOLD and RONEY, Circuit Judges.


Affirmed. See Local Rule 21.1  In his habeas petition appellant alleged: (1) illegal arrest; (2) illegal search and seizure; (3) a Negro woman was excluded by defense counsel, leaving an all white jury; (4) his hat was shown to the victim before the trial, who identified it as the one worn by his assailant; (5) evidence of a prior conviction was brought out by his attorney; (6) the prosecuting attorney attempted to inflame the jury when, on cross-examination, he asked questions inferring that appellant hated white people; (7) a policeman was allowed to state that he believed appellant had committed the offense; (8) counsel was ineffective.


Rule 18, 5 Cir.; see Isbell Enterprises, Inc. v. Citizens Casualty Company of New York et al., 5 Cir. 1970, 431 F.2d 409, Part I


See NLRB v. Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, 5 Cir. 1970, 430 F.2d 966