Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Hammer, 404 F.Supp.2d 676 (M.D. Pa. 2006)
CrimeMurder
StatePA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year1996
BodyTrial court
OpinionGovernment withheld evidence undermining the prosecution's case for the death penalty of a defendant who pled guilty to killing his cellmate. "The Brady violations in this case taint the jury's determination that [the defendant] committed the offense after substantial planning and premeditation.
Determination Year2005
Misconduct TypePT: Brady
TR: Brady
C/S EffectVacate conviction or sentence
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://bradheath.org/ire/justice-in-the-balance-supplement.pdf