Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Peterson, 116 F.Supp.2d 366 (N.D.N.Y. 2000)
CrimeViolent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NamePaul
Pros. Last NameSilver
FederalYes
Trial Year1998
BodyTrial court
OpinionProsecution witheld investigators' notes of witnesses against the defendant. The Court ruled that the mistake was inadvertent but ordered a new trial because the discrepancies in the notes "would have had a significant chance of creating reasonable doubt in the minds of enough jurors to prevent [the] defendant's conviction."
Determination Year2000
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/2000482116FSupp2d366_1446