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March 15, 2012

ABA Applauds Alaska Senator’s Efforts to Ensure Fairness, Protect Due Process

Former ABA President Carolyn Lamm applauds Senator Murkowski (R-AK) at the introduction of the Fairness in Disclosure of Evidence Act of 2012.  The bill would require the attorney for the government to disclose favorable information to the defendant in criminal cases brought by United States and help establish uniformity in standards for disclosure duties for prosecutors.

ABA President Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III’s letter to Sen. Murkowski expressing support for the proposed legislation is available here.

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