Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Hunter, 892 N.E.2d 365 (N.Y. 2008)
CrimeSex crimes
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
Trial Year2008
BodySupreme court
OpinionThe New York Court of Appeals, held that the prosecution violated the defendant's due process rights in failing to disclose information related to the prior rape accusations by the claimant. "Defendant was charged with rape, sodomy and sexual abuse, and convicted of sodomy, after a young woman testified that he raped and otherwise assaulted her during a visit to his home. Before defendant's trial the People learned, but did not tell defendant, that the same woman had recently accused another man of raping her in that man's home. We hold, based on the facts of this case, that the People violated their obligations under Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83, 83 S.Ct. 1194, 10 L.Ed.2d 215 (1963)."
Determination Year2008
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectReversal of conviction
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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