465 F2d 994 Giamo v. E Purdy
465 F.2d 994
Tony GIAMO, Petitioner-Appellant,
E. Wilson PURDY, as Sheriff of Dade County, Florida,
No. 72-1990 Summary Calendar.*
United States Court of Appeals,
Aug. 15, 1972.
Rehearing Denied Sept. 7, 1972.
Shalle Stephen Fine, Miami, Fla., for petitioner-appellant.
Robert L. Shevin, Atty. Gen., Joel D. Rosenblatt, Asst. Atty. Gen., Miami, Fla., for respondent-appellee.
Before GEWIN, AINSWORTH and SIMPSON, Circuit Judges.
This appeal is taken from the district court's order of dismissal of Giamo's petition for habeas corpus attacking a five year sentence imposed by the Florida courts after a jury verdict of guilty for the crime of bribery. The opinionorder of the trial court is reported as Giamo v. Purdy, S.D.Fla.1972, 346 F.Supp. 1.
The petitioner-appellant has failed to demonstrate error in the trial court's disposition of the two grounds of attack upon the state court conviction: (1) the introduction of proof of similar acts to the crime charged, prior and subsequent to the date of the crime charged, resulting in his not being convicted of a specific crime and thereby deprived of due process of law; and (2) comments by the state prosecutor in his closing argument to the jury alleged to be so prejudicial as to deprive the petitioner of a fair trial.
The judgment appealed from is