Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Gamez-Orduno, 235 F.3d 453 (9th Cir. 2000)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateAZ
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year1998
BodyTrial court
OpinionThe Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with the District Court's holding that failure to turn over notes from an earlier proffer session "was a serious violation of [the defendant's] due process rights." "By withholding the report while making factual representations inconsistent with it, the government violated due process by depriving [appellants] of liberty through a deliberate deception of court and jury..." Nonetheless, both courts determined harmless error.
Determination Year2000
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedNo
SanctionsNo
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://openjurist.org/235/f3d/453/united-states-of-america-v-juan-rodrigo-gamez-orduno-jose-martinez-carra-jesus-martinez-villa