Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Davis, 805 N.Y.S.2d 435 (N.Y. App. Div. 2005)
CrimeMurder
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial Year2003
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the prosecutor's improper remarks during summation were not pervasive and did not deprive the defendant of a fair trial. "[A]lthough we must disapprove of some of the prosecutor's remarks during summation [citations omitted], we are unpersuaded by defendant's contention that they were pervasive or deprived him of a fair trial [citations omitted]. Specifically, the practice of calling defendant a disparaging name and personally challenging the 'guts' of defense counsel have no place in a criminal trial."
Determination Year2005
Misconduct TypeTR: Impugning
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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