Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Jones, 620 F. Supp. 2d 163 (D. Mass. 2009)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateMA
Pros. First NameSuzanne
Pros. Last NameSullivan
FederalYes
Trial YearUKN
BodyTrial court
OpinionProsecutors failed to turn over prior exculpatory statements of a witness which conflicted with his testimony. The Judge stated, "there is a dismal history of violations of the government's duty to disclose material exculpatory information in cases before this court...the deliberate and inadvertent violations that continue to occur have a powerful impact on individuals entitled to Due Process and a cancerous effect on the administration of justice."
Determination YearUKN
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedYes
SanctionsYes
Sanction TypeCont. Legal Educ.
Web linkhttp://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCOURTS-mad-1_07-cr-10289/pdf/USCOURTS-mad-1_07-cr-10289-2.pdf