Criminal Atty Group Sues DOJ For Access To 'Blue Book'

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 7:30 PM EST) -- The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers sued the U.S. Department of Justice on Friday, demanding it produce an internal book that outlines reformed discovery obligations for prosecutors stemming from the widely criticized corruption trial of the late Sen. Ted Stevens.

In a complaint filed in Washington federal court, the NACDL said the DOJ has rebuffed its requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act for access to a DOJ publication titled “Federal Criminal Discovery,” also known as the “Federal Criminal Discovery Blue Book,” which was...
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