Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Reyes, 577 F.3d 1069 (9th Cir. 2009)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateCA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2007
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed defendant's conviction "because of prosecutorial misconduct in making a false assertion of material fact to the jury in closing argument." "[T]he prosecution argued to the jury material facts that the prosecution knew were false, or at the very least had strong reason to doubt."
Determination Year2009
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
TR: Misstating
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2009/08/18/08-10047.pdf