A Defense Counsel's Guide To New DOJ Manual

Law360 (October 2, 2018, 4:18 PM EDT) -- On Sept. 25, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it was rolling out the first comprehensive revisions to the United States Attorneys’ Manual in more than 20 years. Several of the updates pertain to the DOJ’s Principles of Federal Prosecution and either signal the DOJ’s current investigative priorities, present defense counsel with advocacy opportunities, or both.

To begin with, the USAM itself has been renamed as the “Justice Manual.” The manual functions as a comprehensive set of policy and procedural guidelines for prosecutors and trial attorneys at the DOJ and the various U.S. attorney’s offices. The manual is used...

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