Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Sudol, 932 N.Y.S.2d 49 (N.Y. App. Div. 2011)
CrimeAssault
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year2009
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the prosecutor's improper cross-examination of the defendant did not warrant a new trial, reversing the trial court's setting aside of the verdict. "The motion court also set aside the verdict on the ground that the prosecutor improperly cross-examined defendant about an Internet statement he made, in which defendant expressed an anti-police and anti-authority bias. However, the record fails to support the court's finding that defendant preserved this issue by way of a specific objection. . . .While the prosecutor failed to read the complete statement, defense counsel could have provided the full context by introducing the remainder of the statement [citations omitted], but failed to do so."
Determination Year2011
Misconduct TypeTR: Other
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/In%20NYCO%2020111110428