Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Kossman, 848 N.Y.S.2d 401 (N.Y. App. Div. 2007)
CrimeSex crimes
StateNY
Pros. First NameJoseph
Pros. Last NameMcBride
FederalNo
Trial Year2005
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that the defendant was not denied a fair trial due to prosecutor misconduct. "[W]hen the prosecutor did improperly go outside the record during summation to define a medical term for the jury, County Court promptly reprimanded the People and issued thorough curative instructions."
Determination Year2007
Misconduct TypeTR: Inadmissible
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/2007115046AD3d1104_1452.xml/PEOPLE%20v.%20KOSSMAN