How To Fix The Broken Brady Rule, According To One Expert

By Cara Salvatore (March 7, 2023, 6:43 PM EST) -- Prosecutors are required to turn over exculpatory evidence under a decades-old U.S. Supreme Court precedent known as Brady. In a new book, "When Innocence Is Not Enough: Hidden Evidence and the Failed Promise of the Brady Rule," Dybdahl argues that Brady leaves too much up to individual prosecutors and judges, whose reasoning can be swayed by other priorities. But some states, Dybdahl says, are implementing a new solution that fulfills the original promise of the 60-year-old Brady rule....

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