Defendants Won’t Get More Discovery In Fungal Meningitis Criminal Cases

(February 11, 2016, 3:04 PM EST) -- BOSTON — Fourteen defendants facing federal criminal charges related to the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak have all the exculpatory evidence they need, a Massachusetts federal judge ruled Feb. 10 (United States of America v. Barry J. Cadden, et al., No. 14-cr-10363, D. Mass.).

The defendants objected to a magistrate judge’s report and recommendation regarding their request for a discovery order. In a docket entry, Judge Richard G. Stearns said the appeal “raises no issue that has not been previously addressed by this court, or rendered moot...
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