Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Nisvis, 867 N.Y.S.2d 192 (N.Y. App. Div. 2008)
CrimeDrug crimes
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year2006
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the trial court remedied the comment made by the prosecutor improperly shifting the burden of proof through its instructions to the jury. "The defendant's one preserved challenge was that a comment made by the prosecutor improperly shifted the burden of proof. With respect to that challenge, the trial court remedied that impropriety in its instructions to the jury [citation omitted]."
Determination Year2008
Misconduct TypeTR: Misstating
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/In%20NYCO%2020081114395.xml/PEOPLE%20v.%20NISVIS