Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Almethoky, 779 N.Y.S.2d 709 (N.Y. App. Div. 2004)
CrimeSex crimes
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that prosecutorial misconduct during summation required reversal of the defendant's convictions: "[R]eversal is required based on prosecutorial misconduct during summation [citation omitted]. The prosecutor's comments on summation were irrelevant and inflammatory [citation omitted] and 'had ‘a decided tendency to prejudice the jury’ [citations omitted]."
Determination Year2004
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectReversal of conviction
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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