DOJ, Bar Association Argue In D.C. Circuit Over Discovery Manual

Mealey's (September 1, 2015, 2:29 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an Aug. 28 appellee brief, the U.S. Department of Justice told the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that a bar association’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for a document pertaining to federal criminal discovery practices was properly dismissed by a district court under the work product doctrine (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers v. U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for United States Attorneys, et al., No. 15-5051, D.C. Cir.).

(Appellee brief available. Document #68-150910-002B.)

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