Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Robinson, 357 Fed. Appx. 677 (6th Cir. 2009)
CrimeViolent, other
StateKY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionProsecutor "deliberately" elicited a police officer to testify that the defendant had exercised his right to remain silent and that defendant had chosen not to. The Judge, however, withstood the conviction despite "the prosecutor's deliberate disregard for the law." The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction.
Determination Year2009
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
TR: Inflammatory
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsYes
Sanction TypeOther
Web linkhttp://bradheath.org/ire/justice-in-the-balance-supplement.pdf