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"Letter: Prosecutors’ Misconduct," Jean Paul Stevens, The New York Times, February 18, 2015.

"Editorial: How to Force Prosecutors to Play Fair," The New York Times, February 16, 2015.

"Prosecutors Balk at Report Advocating Earlier Discovery," by Joel Stashenko, The New York Law Journal, February 9, 2015.

"After a Guilty Plea, a Prison Term and a Movie, a Sex Abuse Case Returns," by Jesse Wegman, The New York Times, February 9, 2015.

"Prosecutors shouldn't have immunity from their unethical – or unlawful – acts," by Alexa Van Brung, The Guardian, February 5, 2015.

"U.S. judges see 'epidemic' of prosecutorial misconduct in state," by Maura Dolan, The Los Angeles Times, January 31, 2015.

"Judge Rakoff returns to forensic panel after Justice Department backs off decision," by Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, January 30, 2015.

"Federal Judge Quits Panel Over Proposed Evidence Rules," by Devlin Barrett, The Wall Street Journal, January 29, 2015.

"Suggested Changes for Federal, State Criminal Procedure in 2015," by Peter F. Vaira, The Legal Intelligencer, January 20, 2015.

"Suspensions Voided for Two Ted Stevens Prosecutors," by Zoe Tillman, The Blog of Legal Times, January 13, 2015.

"Court OKs Discovery of Confidential Witness's Other Cases," by Mary Pat Gallagher, The New Jersey Law Journal, January 12, 2015.

"Convicted ‘eco-terrorist’ freed amid claims FBI hid evidence," by Denny Walsh and Sam Stanton, The Sacramento Bee, January 9, 2015.

"Ethics Committee Overturns Criminal Discovery Opinion," by Angela Morris, Texas Lawyer, December 16, 2014.

"Op-Ed: California is overdue in adopting rule on exculpatory evidence," by Barry Scheck and Laurie Levenson, The Los Angeles Times, December 15, 2014.

"Death sentence reversed in killing of prison guard," Associated Press, December 13, 2014.

"Withholding evidence: Exoneration 36 years late shows the peril," by Kathleen Ridolfi and Todd Fries, San Jose-Mercury News, December 12, 2014.

"Arizona court tosses charges against woman on death row for 22 years," by Michael Muskal, The Los Angeles Times, Decembe 11, 2014.

"Study finds courts give prosecutors leeway on disclosing evidence," by Bob Egelko, The San Francisco Chronicle, November 30, 2014.

"Judges rarely take action, even when prosecutors withhold evidence from defense," by Isaac Wolf, Scripps News, November 19, 2014.

"Groundbreaking Study Documents How Courts Are Impeding Fair Disclosure in Criminal Cases," NACDL News Release, November 17, 2014.

"Appeals court resets murder trial after finding evidence withheld," by Lisa Falkenberg, Houston Chronicle, November 5, 2014.

"Fort Bend DA waited months before notifying defense counsel about tainted evidence," by Leah Blinkovitz, Houston Chronicle, October 26, 2014.

"The Guilty and the Innocent," by Pamela Collof, Texas Monthly, October 21, 2014.

"When miscarriages of justice occur, prosecutors must answer for actions," The Boston Globe, October 19, 2014.

"Calif. prosecutors opt for freeing accused murderers instead of transparency," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, October 15, 2014.

"Judge: no retrial of murder suspects due to prosecutor's misconduct," by Mansah M. Dean, Philadelphia Daily News, October 10, 2014.

"Laws still lacking to prevent what happened to Sen. Ted Stevens," by Rob Cary, Alaska Dispatch News, October 1, 2014.

"Brown vetoes bills on prosecution misconduct, drones, OKs lower crack sentences," by Bob Egelko, The San Francisco Chronicle, September 29, 2014.

"Prosecutors withheld evidence in shaky Dallas murder convictions," Grits for Breakfast, September 13, 2014.

"DA's 'Brady' Failure Leads to Upset Murder Conviction," by Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal, August 1, 2014.

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