Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Scheer, 168 F.3d 445 (11th Cir. 1999)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateFL
Pros. First NameLothar
Pros. Last NameGenge
FederalYes
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe prosecutor had made "potentially intimidating remarks to a critical government witness" and did not tell the defense. The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals granted a new trial: "We conclude that not only that Genge's remark to [the witness] constituted material impeachment evidence but, moreover, that disclosure of this evidence to Scheer's counsel would have made a different result reasonably probable."
Determination Year1999
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttps://law.resource.org/pub/us/case/reporter/F3/168/168.F3d.445.96-4225.html