A District Attorney’s Failure to Turn over a Tape to the Defense Results in a Murder Conviction Being Overturned

By: Wallin & Klarich

A defendant was found guilty of beating his elderly grandfather to death in 2005. The defendant was sentenced to prison for life. A California Court of Appeal has reversed his conviction and granted him a new trial on the basis that the prosecution failed to turn over a tape recording made of the defendant when …

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