White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys Applaud the 6th Circuit’s Rejection of the Federal “Due Diligence Rule” as Applied to Exculpatory and Mitigatory Evidence in the Government’s Possession

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, relying on the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963) and Banks v. Dretke, 540 U.S. 668 (2004), held in U.S. v. Tavera, 6th Cir., No. 116175, 6/20/2013, that the...