Giglio v. United States

RESPONDENT:United States
LOCATION:U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

DOCKET NO.: 70-29
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1972-1975)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

CITATION: 405 US 150 (1972)
ARGUED: Oct 12, 1971
DECIDED: Feb 24, 1972
GRANTED: Mar 01, 1971

Erwin N. Griswold – for respondent
Harry R. Sachse – for respondent
James M. LaRossa – for petitioner

Facts of the case

Robert Taliento was accused of forgery of money orders during his work in the bank. While he was interrogated by the FBI agents, he disclosed that rendered to John Giglio signature cards from one bank to customer, which he used to obtain $2,300 by these orders. Then the forged documents were used in bank transactions.