Case Detail
CitationMullins v. State, No. 4D12–3246, 2014 WL 1612575 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. April 23, 2014)
CrimeMurder
StateFL
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FederalNo
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OpinionAfter a manslaughter trial, the Florida District Court of Appeals held that the prosecutor's comments during rebuttal closing argument that, in order to find defendant not guilty, jury would have to find that eyewitnesses fabricated their testimony impermissibly shifted burden of proof to defendant and misstated State's burden of proof, granting the defendant a new trial.
Determination YearUKN
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectRemand for retrial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
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Web linkhttp://www.4dca.org/opinions/April%202014/04-23-14/4D12-3246.op.pdf