Case Detail
CitationPeople v. Ware, 272 A.D.2d 866, 708 N.Y.S.2d 658 (N.Y. App. Div. 2000)
CrimeViolent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalNo
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, declined to grant the defendant a new trial due to prosecutor misconduct. "Although we reject the contention of defendant that he was deprived of a fair trial by prosecutorial misconduct on summation [citation omitted], we express our strong disapproval of the comment by the prosecutor that, if being drunk was a defense, he would have to lay off half of his staff."
Determination Year2000
Misconduct TypeTR: Inflammatory
C/S EffectNo effect
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
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