Case Detail
CitationState v. Evans, 593 N.W.2d 336 (N.D. 1999)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateND
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year1997
BodySupreme court
OpinionThe North Dakota Supreme Court granted the defendants a new trial due to improper arguments by the prosecutor: "We conclude the prosecutor's improper argument and the trial court's admonition to the jury constituted obvious error affecting Evans's and Barnhardt's right to have the jury determine their guilt or innocence on the basis of the evidence presented at trial, which requires reversal of the judgments."
Determination Year1999
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.ndcourts.gov/court/opinions/980155.htm