Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Gillyard, 920 N.E.2d 344 (N.Y. 2009)
CrimeViolent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year2006
BodySupreme court
OpinionThe New York Court of Appeals held that the prosecutor's improper statement during summation regarding evidence not allowed in by the court during trial was not so prejudicial as to require a mistrial. "We further find that, although the prosecutor's statement during summation was improper, this single good faith error was not so prejudicial as to require a mistrial [citation omitted]. The court issued a curative instruction, reminding the jury that the prosecutor's argument was merely her recollection of the testimony."
Determination Year2009
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttps://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/2560732/people-v-gillyard/