Attys Pin Hopes On Post-Stevens Disclosure Bill

Law360, New York (March 16, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- A bill introduced Thursday in the U.S. Senate could go a long way toward replacing the mess of policies prosecutors now consult when determining what material to turn over to defendants, possibly preventing a repeat of the mistakes that plagued the prosecution of the late Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, attorneys say.

Long before prosecutors botched the Stevens corruption case defense attorneys decried the U.S. Department of Justice's piecemeal approach to complying with disclosure rules mandated by the Supreme Court's 1963 landmark decision in Brady v. Maryland....
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