Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Wiggins, 817 N.Y.S.2d 670 (N.Y. App. Div. 2006)
CrimeMurder
StateNY
Pros. First NameWilliam
Pros. Last NameGrady
FederalNo
Trial Year2003
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that any prejudice to the defendant arising from the prosecutor's improper reference, during summation, to matters outside of evidence was alleviated by the fact that the trial court sustained the defendant's objections and provided curative instructions to the jury. "Although the prosecutor improperly referred to matters outside the 'four corners of the evidence' [citations omitted], any prejudice that may have resulted therefrom was alleviated when the trial court sustained the defendant's objections and provided curative instructions to the jury [citations omitted]."
Determination Year2006
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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