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Professional Responsibility Keyed to Jefferson
Matter of Larsen
Citation:2016 UT 26 (2016)
Larsen (Respondent), a state prosecutor, was charged with violating the Utah Rule of Professional Conduct requiring prosecutors to make timely disclosure of exculpatory evidence. Larsen had been prosecuting a felony robbery case, and he failed to disclose to the defendant that a testifying eyewitness had recently been shown a photograph of the defendant before testifying that he saw him commit the crime. Larsen was suspended for six months by the disciplinary committee.
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