Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Azubike, 504 F.3d 30 (1st Cir. 2007)
CrimeDrug crimes
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
Trial Year2005
BodyAppeals court
OpinionFirst Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a new trial after the prosecutor improperly suggested the defendant knew another member in a conspiracy when the defendant had contended he was unaware of the conspiracy. "The prosecutor's misconduct 'so poisoned the well' that the trial's outcome was likely affected, thus warranting a new trial."
Determination Year2007
Misconduct TypePT: Evidence
TR: Mischaracterizing
C/S EffectVacate conviction or sentence
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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