Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Williams, 112 Fed. Appx. 581 (9th Cir. 2004)
CrimeNon-violent, other
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionNinth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the defendant's conviction because "several instances of prosecutorial misconduct deprived him of a fair trial." The prosecutor had "improperly vouched for the veracity of the government's key witness" and improperly commented on the defendant's decision not to testify.
Determination Year2004
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
TR: Inflammatory
TR: Vouching
C/S EffectReversal of conviction
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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