United States v. Moussaoui

Amicus curiae brief of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Brief filed: 02/22/2008

Documents

United States v. Moussaoui

4th Circuit Court of Appeals; Case No. 06-4494

Argument(s)

Argues that providing classified discovery to defense counsel with security clearance under a protective order that prohibits disclosure to the defendant effectively denies the defendant the right to effective assistance of counsel and creates an ethical conflict of interest for the defense counsel; case involving classified evidence are proliferating and the legal principles and law enforcement techniques used in those cases are seeping into the prosecution of ordinary criminal cases.

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Author(s)

Joshua Dratel, New York, NY.