Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Barraza Cazares, 465 F.3d 327 (8th Cir. 2006)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateNE
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2005
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe government failed to disclose evidence but the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals held that this failure to disclose was not a Brady violation as the information could have been obtained by defense counsel. The Court stated that "[n]otwithstanding the result in this case, we believe it is important to note that, when the government obtains an exculpatory statement and fails to disclose that statement, the government proceeds at its own risk and places any resulting conviction in jeopardy."
Determination Year2006
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttps://law.resource.org/pub/us/case/reporter/F3/465/465.F3d.327.05-4164.html