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Name: Drayden v. White
Court: US Court of Appeals
District 9 Cir
Opinion Date: 11/14/2000
Subsequent History: None

Sufficient evidence supported petitioner’s conviction for first-degree murder where the manner of killing strongly suggested premeditation and deliberation. Petitioner strangled the victim when the victim was unconscious, but alive. Although the evidence did not compel a finding of premeditation and deliberation, there was insufficient evidence to sustain the findings.