United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
514 F.2d 570 (1975)
Harold Locke (plaintiff) broke into a neighbor’s apartment late one night brandishing a butcher knife and forced her to submit to multiple acts of oral sex. Locke was convicted under Tennessee’s sodomy statute and sentenced to serve not less than five but no more than seven years in prison. Locke appealed. Tennessee’s Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed Locke’s conviction. Locke then filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus in federal district court against Jimmy Rose (defendant), warden of the prison where Locke was incarcerated. The district court dismissed Locke’s petition. Locke appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Per curiam.)
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