Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Shinebarger, 973 N.Y.S.2d 510 (N.Y. App. Div. 2013)
CrimeSex crimes
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year2011
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the prosecutor's improper questioning of the defendant on cross-examination did not require reversal. "[T]he prosecutor improperly asked defendant on cross-examination whether the prosecution witnesses were lying. We again forcefully condemn such questions [citations omitted], although we note that the issue would not require reversal of the judgment herein inasmuch as the prosecutor's misconduct did not substantially prejudice defendant [citations omitted]."
Determination Year2013
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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