Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Rodrigues, 159 F.3d 439 (9th Cir. 1998)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateCA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year1994
BodyAppeals court
OpinionNinth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the defendant's conviction on four charges because the prosecutor "simultaneously misled the jury on the law" and engaged in "slander" of the defense counsel.
Determination Year1998
Misconduct TypeTR: Impugning
TR: Misstating
C/S EffectPartial reversal of conviction
Pros. Misc. ReportedNo
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://openjurist.org/159/f3d/439/united-states-v-rodrigues