Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Lauderdale, 746 N.Y.S.2d 163 (N.Y. App. Div. 2002)
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
Trial Year2000
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that prosecutorial misconduct deprived the defendant of fair trial. "The defendant was also deprived of a fair trial by the prosecutor's 31 references to the defendant's highly prejudicial nickname, 'Homicide' [citations omitted]. In that regard, he was deprived of the effective assistance of counsel by, among other things, his attorney's failure to object to any of these references [citations omitted]. Therefore, the defendant is entitled to a new trial on the count of the indictment charging criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree."
Determination Year2002
Misconduct TypeTR: Inflammatory
C/S EffectNew trial
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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