Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Simpson, 479 F.3d 492 (7th Cir. 2007)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateIL
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2004
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a new trial after the prosecution improperly told the jury to infer that the defendant had a criminal propensity, stating "we are not assured that Simpson received a fair trial."
Determination Year2007
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectRemand for retrial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://openjurist.org/479/f3d/492/united-states-v-simpson