Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Wright, 924 N.Y.S.2d 701 (N.Y. App. Div. 2011)
CrimeViolent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year2008
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the prosecutor's single instance of misconduct in referencing defendant's parole status during summation did not deprive the defendant of a fair trial. "Although we agree with defendant that the reference by the prosecutor to defendant's parole status was improper in light of County Court's ruling concerning such status, we conclude that defendant was not deprived of a fair trial by that single instance of misconduct [citations omitted]."
Determination Year2011
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
TR: Inflammatory
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/In%20NYCO%2020110610452