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Prosecutor disclosure and judicial reform

Raymond T. Nimmer

Prosecutor disclosure and judicial reform

the omnibus hearing in two courts

by Raymond T. Nimmer

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Published by American Bar Foundation in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • San Antonio.
    • Subjects:
    • Pre-trial procedure -- United States.,
    • Preliminary examinations (Criminal procedure) -- United States.,
    • Pre-trial procedure -- San Antonio.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRaymond T. Nimmer.
      ContributionsAmerican Bar Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF9645 .N53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 117 p. ;
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5192650M
      ISBN 100910058725, 0910058717
      LC Control Number75013605

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focuses specifically on the legal and ethical duties of a prosecutor to disclose exculpatory evidence, and it first explains a prosecutor's disclosure obligations under the ethics rules and then provides an overview of the development of the constitutional standard of disclosure set forth by the Supreme Court.

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Recently, evidence was discovered that one of two purported victims made up at least part of the accusations in. A fun read, especially for a prosecutor/defense attorney or law student interested in criminal law (or pretty much anyone interested in true crime books).

I am a prosecutor in the Sacramento area, so I am familiar with a lot of the people, places, and crimes described in the book. Overall, I felt Delsohn did a good job/5. rates of conviction.7 Proposals for reform correspondingly focus on the ethics of prosecutors, calling, for example, for judicial oversight of prosecutorial disclosure,8 1.

U.S. 83 (). at 87– 3. at 4. Scott E. Sundby, Fallen Superheroes and Cons titutional Mirages: The Tale of Brady v. A prosecutor's pretrial disclosure, to the defense, of facts and evidence to be introduced at trial Prosecutor's discretionary power At this point, prosecutors have the discretion to reduce charges in exchange for a plea or enter a notation of nolle prosequi.

In jurisprudence, prosecutorial misconduct is "an illegal act or failing to act, on the part of a prosecutor, especially an attempt to sway the jury to wrongly convict a defendant or to impose a harsher than appropriate punishment." It is similar to selective utors are bound by a sets of rules which outline fair and dispassionate conduct.

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