Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Dubarry, 926 N.Y.S.2d 304 (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 misconduct was harmless. "The defendant correctly contends that the prosecutor improperly impeached a defense witness during cross-examination regarding the witness's prior arrests [citation omitted]. However, the error was harmless, since the evidence of the defendant's guilt was overwhelming, and there is no significant probability that the verdict would have been different absent the error [citations omitted]."
Determination Year2011
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedNo
SanctionsNo
Sanction TypeUKN
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