Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Harrison, 585 F.3d 1155 (9th Cir. 2009)
CrimeAssault
StateHI
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2007
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that the prosecutor had consistently asked improper questions of the defendant and improperly vouched for government witnesses and reduced the defendant's sentence to time served. "Improper questioning was an organizational theme for the prosecutor's entire cross-examination."
Determination Year2009
Misconduct TypeTR: Impugning
TR: Vouching
C/S EffectReduction in sentence
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2009/08/19/08-10391.pdf