2nd Circ. Brady Ruling Highlights Use Of Classified Info Act

Law360 (February 22, 2021, 5:51 PM EST) -- On Jan. 27, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit remanded to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York a case in which the U.S. Department of Justice had withheld arguable Brady evidence pursuant to a protective order issued by a district court under Section 4 of the Classified Information Procedures Act, or CIPA.[1]

In the case, U.S. v. Stillwell, neither defense counsel nor the prosecution team from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York was made aware of the protective order, the existence of the classified information, or the potential...

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