Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Crusoe, 282 Fed. Appx. 506 (8th Cir. 2008)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateIA
Pros. First NameCharles
Pros. Last NameWilliams
FederalYes
Trial Year2005
BodyTrial court
OpinionThe District Court granted a new trial for the prosecution's failure to disclose police reports which identified a key government witness as a drug dealer. "The court granted the motion for a new trial due to proven violations of due process under Brady v. Maryland." The defendant was convicted after his second trial. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed and the United Supreme Court denied cert.
Determination Year2006
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectRemand for retrial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://bradheath.org/ire/justice-in-the-balance-supplement.pdf