Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Blanco, 392 F.3d 382 (9th Cir. 2004)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateNV
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2002
BodyAppeals court
OpinionGovernment refused to turn over the identify and immigration status of its informant witness until right before trial in a drug case. The witness had been given a "special parole visa" in exchange for working with the DEA. The District Court stated it was "obvious" that "the government suppressed information that should have been turned over" and dismissed the case.
Determination Year2006
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectDismissal
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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