Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Bastian, 919 N.Y.S.2d 724 (N.Y. App. Div. 2011)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the prosecutor's misconduct during summation was not so egregious as to deprive the defendant of a fair trial. "Although a remark by the prosecutor on summation was improper because it 'play[ed] on the sympathies and fears of the jury' [citation omitted], that misconduct was not so egregious as to deprive defendant of a fair trial [citations omitted]."
Determination Year2011
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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