White Collar World Watches Prosecutor Immunity Case

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 1:09 PM EDT) -- The white collar world is eyeing a case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that could make it easier for criminal defendants to hold district attorney's offices accountable for a single discovery violation, legal experts say.

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Connick v. Thompson on Oct. 6, considering whether a district attorney's office could be held liable under Section 1983 of the U.S. Code for failing to train assistant district attorneys on the necessity of turning over exculpatory evidence — known as Brady material...
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