This is a habeas review of a claim that has been adjudicated on the merits by a Texas court. There is no U.S. Supreme Court precedent establishing an obligation for a trial court judge to dismiss a juror for bias where no party objects. The denial of habeas relief is affirmed. 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 12-20079, 05-02-2013.
Washington v. Thaler
May 16, 2013