An End to Cat-and-Mouse Discovery Games in Federal Criminal Cases?

, New York Law Journal


Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel partners Barry Berke and Eric Tirschwell discuss the Fairness in Disclosure of Evidence Act of 2012, writing: No legislative or policy fix can solve all discovery problems in criminal cases, but we are confident that, if enacted into law, the FDEA would be a substantial and positive step forward in improving fairness and efficiency in the federal criminal justice system.

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  • robert strougo esq

    i agree ..we need this too many are presumed Guilty and not given a chance of showing they may have a good defense. they are pressured to plead guilty and accept responsibility and pressuresonsibility as the prosecution unduly pressures the innocence anything else just enhances sentencewheb found guilty.... it all up...prosecutors will become better and more thorough and the innocent may have a better opportunity to show their innocence Robert Strougo ESQ

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