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CitationPeople v. Brazeau, 759 N.Y.S.2d 268 (N.Y. App. Div. 2003)
CrimeViolent, other
Pros. First NameMathew
Pros. Last NameMurphy
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that although improper, an isolated statement by the prosecutor that the defendant had “lied” to certain witnesses did not deprive him of a fair trial. "[A]lthough the prosecutor improperly stated that defendant 'lied' to certain witnesses [citations omitted], that isolated statement was not so egregious as to deprive defendant of a fair trial [citations omitted].
Determination Year2003
Misconduct TypeTR: Impugning
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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