Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Cardoso, 642 F.Supp.2d 251 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2006
BodyTrial court
OpinionDistrict Court ruled that the defendant should be resentenced due to the prosecution's failure to disclose evidence concerning the credibility of their key witness. The "suppression of the impeachment evidence by the Government undermines confidence in the sentence Petitioner ultimately received" as the sentence was based in part on that witness's testimony.
Determination Year2009
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectBar evidence
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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