Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Castillo, No. 01-10206-MLW (D. Mass Jan. 8th 2002)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateMA
Pros. First NameDickens
Pros. Last NameMatthieu
FederalYes
Trial Year2001
BodyTrial court
OpinionDistrict Court ordered new trial for the prosecution's failure to turn over evidence, including the fact their witness had admitted lying to the grand jury. The Judge also stated that he would consider whether to sanction the prosecutor "for his acknowledged misconduct in this case."
Determination Year2002
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedYes
SanctionsYes
Sanction TypeCont. Legal Educ.
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