The Brady List can be used as a tool to overcome prosecutorial and judicial misconduct in cases of wrongful conviction. It is useful to recall a few specifics about Brady v. Maryland in order to help understand the strengths for those wrongfully convicted as well as the vulnerabilities of the powers-that-be.
Prosecutors and the Use of Potential Impeachment Disclosure [PID] Databases: Tracking Officer Misconduct
The American criminal justice system relies on a delicate balance of power and accountability. Prosecutors, as representatives of the government in criminal cases, play a pivotal role in ensuring justice is served. However, they must also uphold the highest ethical standards and be vigilant in identifying potential misconduct by law enforcement officers.