Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Cargill, 17 Fed. Appx. 214 (4th Cir. 2001)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateNC
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals criticized the prosecution for failing to tell the defense and court that their witness testified falsely but concluded the weight of evidence against the defendant warranted no new trial. "[T]he government failed to fulfill its duty to inform the defendants of [the witness's] false testimony. ...The AUSA simply failed in that duty."
Determination Year2001
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
TR: Vouching
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.ca4.uscourts.gov/Opinions/Unpublished/955740A.U.pdf