Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Whitehead, 200 F.3d 634 (9th Cir. 2000)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateCA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionProsecutor used evidence of the defendant's post-arrest silence to imply his guilt. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the defendant's 5th Amendment right was violated but that the overwhelming evidence of guilt resulted in a harmless error determination.
Determination Year2000
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://openjurist.org/200/f3d/634/united-states-of-america-v-timothy-james-whitehead