Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Jernigan, 492 F.3d 1050 (9th Cir. 2007)
CrimeViolent, other
StateAZ
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2001
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe defendant's bank robbery conviction was overturned by the Court of Appeals over the failure of prosecutors to disclose that another similar-looking woman had confessed to the crime. "The government has deprived Jernigan of a fair trial and placed a possibly innocent woman behind bars." After granting the new trial, the government filed a motion to dismiss.
Determination Year2007
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttps://www.courtlistener.com/ca9/8q31/united-states-v-jernigan/