Department of Justice Issues Memoranda Addressing Discovery Obligations of Prosecutors in Criminal Cases


In the wake of recent high-profile criminal trials involving the failure of federal prosecutors to comply with their discovery obligations to provide exculpatory evidence to defendants, on January 4, 2010, the Department of Justice issued three memoranda that address discovery practices in criminal cases and outline specific steps intended to help ensure that federal prosecutors comply with their discovery obligations.

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