An Ohio appellate court upheld a man’s criminal conviction after he challenged the prosecutor’s alleged misconduct in opening and closing statements when she allegedly asked the jury to put themselves in the victim’s shoes.

In a July 19 opinion, the Ohio Court of Appeals for the First Appellate District in Hamilton County, upheld Dante Shelton’s criminal conviction after he challenged his conviction for public indecency in violation of R.C. 2907.09(A)(1) in four assignments of error, determining that a prosecutor’s alleged misconduct during opening and closing statements hadn’t permeated the state’s argument so as to deny him a fair trial.

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