Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Hector, 474 F.3d 1150 (9th Cir. 2007)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateCA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2004
BodyTrial court
OpinionThe District Court ordered a third new trial due to the prosecution's repeated failure to disclose evidence about its primary witness. "The Court emphasizes that the Government's credibility in this case has been compromised. The Court expects that the Government will fully comply with the law and the spirit of Brady concerning the informant and any other witnesses it plans to use on retrial." However, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed, finding enough evidence to support a conviction.
Determination Year2008
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/F3/474/1150/561214/