Dennis Balske

Court Orders New Trial

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COURT Orders New Trial

 

Posted: 3/11/2013

Judge Day ruled that Mr. Shimmin, represented by Dennis Balske, was entitled to a new trial because he had not been provided with relevant impeachment information by prosecution officials, in violation of Brady v. Maryland.  The information would have undercut the arresting officer's contested claim that Mr. Shimmin had confessed to him, a claim that Mr. Shimmin vehemently denied.