Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Mateo, 956 N.Y.S.2d 699 (N.Y. App. Div. 2012)
CrimeViolent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year2009
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the special prosecutor's misconduct did not warrant a new trial. "To the extent that the prosecutor improperly read a redacted portion of [witness] Levinson's medical records aloud, defendant's objection was sustained and County Court immediately directed the jury to disregard it. Accordingly, we conclude that the prosecutor's conduct 'was not pervasive or flagrant so as to impede defendant's right to a fair trial' [citations omitted]."
Determination Year2012
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/In%20NYCO%2020121227424