Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Fink, No. CR 00–2014 MJM, 2001 WL 34008506 (N.D. Iowa Oct. 18, 2001)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateIA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2001
BodyTrial court
OpinionProsecutor, in his closing argument, made statements which attempted to "persuade the jury that it should convict in order to vindicate the right of all citizens to live where they want to live." "If the defendant is to be ultimately convicted and possibly sent to jail for his alleged false statements to the FBI and perjured testimony, the conviction should be as a result of a trial that is not tainted by prosecutorial misconduct."
Determination Year2001
Misconduct TypePT: Evidence
TR: Mischaracterizing
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://bradheath.org/ire/justice-in-the-balance-supplement.pdf