Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Typhair, 784 N.Y.S.2d 695 (N.Y. App. Div. 2004)
CrimeViolent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year1997
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the prosecutor's act of improperly vouching for credibility of witness was not so egregious as to deprive defendant of a fair trial: "Turning to the assertion of prosecutorial misconduct, the People concede that the Assistant District Attorney erred when he personally vouched for the credibility of one witness [citation omitted]. However, we do not find that either this incident or the other minor comments noted by defendant to be so egregious as to deprive defendant of a fair trial [citation omitted] when the remainder of the People's conduct was appropriate and the evidence against defendant overwhelming."
Determination Year2004
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/200484412AD3d832_1139.xml/PEOPLE%20v.%20TYPHAIR