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CitationPeople v. Walter, 823 N.Y.S.2d 796 (N.Y. App. Div. 2006)
CrimeViolent, other
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the defendant was not deprived of his right to a fair trial as a result of several instances of prosecutorial misconduct: "Defendant failed to preserve for our review his contention that he was deprived of his right to a fair trial by several instances of prosecutorial misconduct (citations omitted). In any event, '[p]ainstaking consideration of the record as a whole' compels us to conclude that defendant was not deprived of a fair trial by the prosecutor's misconduct (citation omitted). Although the prosecutor engaged in egregious conduct throughout the trial, including her summation, Supreme Court played a pivotal role in instructing the jury to disregard her prejudicial comments and the testimony improperly elicited by her (citation omitted)."
Determination Year2006
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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