|The Chicago Tribune
recently conducted an investigation to
the worst kind of cheating in the most serious cases, homicide
nationwide that were thrown out because prosecutors failed to disclose
evidence suggesting innocence or knowingly used false evidence. The
covers 36 years, going back to a 1963 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Brady
v. Maryland, that explicitly prohibited prosecutors from suppressing
favorable to a defendant for purposes of determining guilt or imposing
in Justice presents excerpts of the reports that
from the Chicago Tribune investigation. As you read these
can and does happen anywhere.
It is not
"a Chicago problem."
- It can happen to YOU.