Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. DeJong, 26 Fed. Appx. 626 (9th Cir. 2001)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateAZ
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2000
BodyTrial court
OpinionDistrict Court ordered the government to pay $200,480 in attorney fees and legal costs under the Hyde Amendment. The court said that "prosecutor zeal overrode prosecutorial common sense", finding that the charges had been brought in bad faith.
Determination Year2000
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectJury acquittal
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.myazbar.org/AZAttorney/PDF_Articles/AZAT0401-fees.pdf