Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Riback, 920 N.E.2d 939 (N.Y. 2009)
CrimeSex crimes
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year2002
BodySupreme court
OpinionThe Court of Appeals of New York granted the defendant a new trial due to prosecutor misconduct for misleading statements in the prosecutor's summation. Citing the dissent from the appellate court, "these numerous 'summation misstatements of fact and law ... when combined with the opinion by the prosecutor that defendant's acts were those of a pedophile ... rose to such a level that defendant was deprived of the fair trial to which he was entitled.”
Determination YearUKN
Misconduct TypeTR: Mischaracterizing
TR: Misstating
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttps://www.courtlistener.com/ny/bLjd/people-v-riback/