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Criminal – Prosecutorial Overreaching – Repetition Of Inadmissible Evidence – Reversal (access required)

Where the prosecutor in this cocaine conspiracy and distribution case repeatedly referred, through testimony and argument of counsel, to inadmissible and prejudicial evidence, defendant's convictions are reversed because of prosecutorial overreaching. A jury convicted defendant of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and distribution of cocaine after a two-day trial in which he faced the adverse testimony of ...