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PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT & ACCOUNTABILITY
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Deep Dive (longer articles and resources)
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California makes it a felony for prosecutors to withhold or alter exculpatory evidence (Oct. 5, 2016, ABA Journal)
Exculpatory Evidence (Brady Material)
Transparency & Accountability
Law Review Articles (and citations)
Yuri R. Linetsky, A Rule 11 for Prosecutors, 87 Tenn. L. Rev. 1 (2019).
Jason Kreag, Disclosing Prosecutorial Misconduct, 72 Vand. L. Rev. 297 (2019).
Fred C. Zacharias, Structuring the Ethics of Prosecutorial Trial Practice: Can Prosecutors Do Justice?, 44 Vand. L. Rev. 45 (1991).
Barry Scheck, The Integrity of Our Convictions: Holding Stakeholders Accountable in an Era of Criminal Justice Reform, 48 Geo. L.J. Ann. Rev. Crim. Proc. iii (2019).
John P. Taddei, Beyond Absolute Immunity: Alternative Protections for Prosecutors Against Ultimate Liability for § 1983 Suits, 106 NW. L. Rev. 1883 (2012).
David Rittgers, Connick v. Thompson: An Immunity that Admits of (Almost) No Liabilities, 2010 Cato Sup. Ct. Rev. 203.
Kate McClelland, “Somebody Help Me Understand This”: The Supreme Court’s Interpretation of Prosecutorial Immunity and Liability Under § 1983, 102 NW. J. Crim. L. & Criminology 1323 (2012).
Brady v. Maryland and the Prosecutors Duty to Disclose
Victor Bass, Case Comment, Brady v. Maryland and the Prosecutor’s Duty to Disclose, 40 U. Chi. L. Rev. 112 (1972).
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