Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Risha, 445 F.3d 298 (3rd Cir. 2006)
CrimeViolent, other
StatePA
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2003
BodyAppeals court
OpinionDefendant received a new trial due to the prosecution's failure to disclose their key witness was receiving a favorable plea bargain in exchange for his testimony. The prosecutor at trial stated the witness did not have "any particular reason not to tell the truth," but the court recognized the witness did "in fact expect leniency and a forthcoming plea agreement in the state charges against him."
Determination YearUKN
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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