Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Urie, 379 Fed. Appx. 586 (9th Cir. 2010)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateCA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2003
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe Prosecutor repeatedly vouched for his key witnesses resulting in reversal of the defendant's conviction. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals stated: "The prosecutor's repeated instances of vouching in a case in which the testimony of the 'vouched' witnesses was a crucial piece of both the government's evidence and the prosecutor's argument lead us to conclude that the misconduct prejudiced [the defendant]."
Determination Year2006
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectReversal of conviction
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttps://www.courtlistener.com/ca9/Kyq/usa-v-troy-urie/