Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Martinez-Medina, 279 F.3d 105 (1st Cir. 2002)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateAL
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year1998
BodyAppeals court
OpinionProsecution made improper remarks at trial but the First Circuit Court ruled harmless error: "More disturbing was the prosecutor's characterization of the defendants as 'hunting each other like animals' and killing one another 'with no mercy.' The reference to the defendants as animals is especially inflammatory and improper."
Determination YearUKN
Misconduct TypeTR: Inflammatory
TR: Vouching
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/2002384279F3d105_1368.xml/U.S.%20v.%20MART%C3%8DNEZ-MEDINA