IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 21, 2008
JERRY GRANT FRYE, PETITIONER,
ROBERT L. AYERS, JR., WARDEN OF SAN QUENTIN STATE PRISON, RESPONDENT.
DEATH PENALTY CASE ORDER
On August 19, 2008, the court heard argument on petitioner's August 11, 2008 motions in limine regarding the testimony of Jo Graves and Shelby Fairfield.*fn1 Upon review of the motions and the documents in support and opposition, upon hearing the arguments of counsel and good cause appearing therefor, the court made the following findings and orders and announced them to the parties in open court:
1. Petitioner's August 11, 2008 Motions in Limine are granted in part and denied in part as follows:
a. The testimony of Jo Graves is limited to her perceptions relevant to claim 44.
b. Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) applies to the testimony of Shelby Fairfield.