Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Geston, 299 F.3d 1130 (9th Cir. 2002)
CrimeAssault
StateCA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionProsecutor had improperly asked two witnesses to speak on the veracity of law enforcement officers. "[I]mproper questioning by the prosecution resulted in reversible error." The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a new trial as a result.
Determination Year2002
Misconduct TypePre-Trial -- Other
TR: Impugning
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://openjurist.org/299/f3d/1130/united-states-v-geston