Case Detail
CitationUnited States v.McGee, 612 F.3d 627 (7th Cir. 2010)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateWI
Pros. First NameMichelle
Pros. Last NameJacobs
FederalYes
Trial Year2008
BodyAppeals court
OpinionCourt of Appeals criticized the prosecution for "serious misconduct" and a "deliberate violation" of the Sixth Amendment when it brought hearsay transcripts of government lawyers determining there was probable cause that the defendant was committing a crime in violation of the 7th Circuit's rule against such evidence. However, the overwhelming evidence against the defendant was such that the misconduct was ruled harmless error.
Determination Year2010
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-7th-circuit/1532318.html