Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Brodie, 268 F.Supp.2d 420 (E.D. Pa. 2003)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StatePA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2002
BodyTrial court
OpinionThe District Court declared a new trial after the prosecutor "got carried away" in his closing argument. The prosecutor "told a story of deception, concealment and obstruction. The problem is that the story was not supported by the evidence in some respects, and in one important respect, in violation of specific rulings of the Court."
Determination Year2003
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
TR: Inflammatory
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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