Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Melendez, 782 N.Y.S.2d 893 (N.Y. App. Div. 2004)
CrimeMurder
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the prosecutor's summation did not deprive the defendant of a fair trial: "Defendant also complains of comments made by the prosecutor concerning the victim's family. While the comments were improper, any prejudice was alleviated by the court's instruction that the jury may not consider sympathy . . ."
Determination Year2004
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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