Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Barone, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88161 (D. Mass. Sept. 25, 2009)
CrimeNon-violent, other
Pros. First NameJeffrey
Pros. Last NameAuerhahn
Trial Year1990
BodyTrial court
OpinionDistrict Court ordered the release of the defendant after the prosecution failed to disclose their witness recanted his testimony. "As a result of the government's misconduct, Barone did not receive a fair trial and the jury's verdict is not worthy of confidence."
Determination Year2003
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectVacate conviction or sentence
Pros. Misc. ReportedYes
Sanction TypeUKN
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