Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Morena, 547 F.3d 191 (3rd Cir. 2008)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StatePA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2005
BodyAppeals court
OpinionDefendant got a new trial due to the prosecution's introduction of inadmissible evidence of drug use and other bad acts outside of the indictment: "The government's misconduct started as soon as it called its first witness. ...[T]he government repeatedly exceeded its pretrial proffer, systematically injecting inadmissible drug evidence into the two-day trial."
Determination Year2008
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/071297p.pdf