Conviction Reversed for District Attorney Withholding Evidence.

The Due Process claim of our Constitution has been interpreted to mean an accused is entitled to all documents that the prosecution has concerning the case, except for certain very narrow exceptions.  The job of a district attorney, moreover, is not to gain convictions.  It is to see that there is a proper resolution of the case according to law. Sometimes, however, prosecutors lose sight of this duty and withhold documents to gain a conviction.  Click on the attached article to read about a district attorney who did just this –http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-1863755.html.

Conviction for Murder of Cop Reconsidered for DA Withholding Evidence.

One of the fundamental rights in our criminal justice system that our courts hold most sacred is due process.  This includes the right to let the jury see all evidence, subject to certain restrictions involving undue consumption of time, items that will unduly inflame emotions and relevance.  What happens if the prosecution withholds evidence and a man is sentenced to prison for murder of a cop?  What if the evidence does not matter?  What if it is very important?  What happens to the verdict?  Click on the attached link to read a summary of a published decision that answered these questions.http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-1850461.html.