Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Kott, 423 Fed. Appx. 736 (9th Cir. 2011)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateAK
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2007
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe government admitted prosecutors had not disclosed one witness's "unstable mental state." and did not reveal that another witness had been investigated for sexual abuse of minors. "[T]he government had improperly suppressed evidence favorable to the defendant." The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the District Court's finding of harmless error and granted a new trial.
Determination Year2011
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://seeking-justice.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/US-v-Kott.pdf