United States Ninth Circuit

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US v. Preston, 15-10521

Conviction on two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child is reversed where the cumulative effect of improper witness testimony, prejudicial propensity evidence, and prosecutorial misconduct in commenting on the defendant's decision not to testify, witness vouching, and misstating evidence in summation rendered defendant's trial fundamentally unfair and prejudiced the outcome.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/10/17

Judges

  • BERG

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

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