Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Stanton, 842 N.Y.S.2d 637 (N.Y. App. Div. 2007)
CrimeViolent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the prosecutor's repeated improper questioning of the defendant regarding an uncharged burglary did not merit grant of mistrial: "[A]lthough the court admonished the prosecutor after he first questioned defendant concerning the uncharged burglary, the prosecutor nevertheless asked defendant a second question concerning the uncharged crime. The court thereupon excused the jury, again admonished the prosecutor, and issued a curative instruction to the jury when it returned to the courtroom. Affording the appropriate deference to the court's decision whether to grant a mistrial (citation omitted), we conclude that the court properly denied defendant's motion for a mistrial."
Determination Year2007
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/2007134243AD3d1299_1560.xml/PEOPLE%20v.%20STANTON%20JR.