Why This Blog?
This blog exists to provide both a source of current information and a forum for those who have experienced or witnessed misconduct by federal prosecutors in particular. We are especially interested in seeking reform of the legal system in the way it deals with “Brady violations” or the prosecutors’ suppression of evidence favorable to the defense. Please comment as you have points or information you want to share.
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We also address other means of government malfeasance, and disregard of the Constitution or the Rule of Law. We will blog as needed and strive to keep you informed of the most recent developments in efforts across the country to hold prosecutors accountable when they fail to produce all favorable evidence to the defense.
If you are an attorney representing a defendant or a defendant whose criminal conviction was reversed because a federal prosecutor suppressed evidence that was favorable to the defense, please upload the order or opinion reversing your case here.
If you are an attorney or a defendant who filed a grievance with a bar association against a federal or state prosecutor for the prosecutor’s suppression of evidence favorable to the defense, please upload your complaint and the response of the bar association here.
In 1963, in Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83, 87-88 (1963), the Supreme Court established the foundation of a prosecutor’s constitutional duty to disclose evidence favorable to an accused. The Court solemnly declared that: “Society wins not only when the guilty are convicted but when criminal trials are fair; our system of the administration of justice suffers when any accused is treated unfairly. [...] A prosecution that withholds evidence on demand of an accused which, if made available, would tend to exculpate him or reduce the penalty helps shape a trial that bears heavily on the defendant. That casts the prosecutor in the role of an architect of a proceeding that does not comport with standards of justice.” If you would like to receive notice of updates of information from this site, please give us your email at the top right of this page. (We do not share your information at all.)