- Predicting and Preventing Wrongful Convictions, National Institute of Justice (March 2013)
- A Summary of Responses to a National Survey of Rule 16 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and Disclosure Practices in Criminal Cases, Federal Judicial Center (February 2011) [see appendices]
- Brady v. Maryland Material in the United States District Courts: Rules, Orders, and Policies, Federal Judicial Center (May 2007)
In re Special Proceedings (court ordered investigation of withheld exculpatory evidence in the prosecution of Senator Ted Stevens):
- NACDL Prosecutorial Misconduct Report
- Preliminary Statement By Counsel For Senator Ted Stevens
- In-Depth Analysis By Counsel For Senator Ted Stevens
- Judge Sullivan’s Order of Nov. 21, 2011 (In re Special Proceedings, Misc. No. 09-0198)
- Marc Allen, Non-Brady Legal and Ethical Obligations on Prosecutors to Disclose Exculpatory Evidence, National Registry of Exonerations (July 2018)
- Janet Moore, Democracy and Criminal Discovery Reform After Connick and Garcetti, Brooklyn Law Review Vol. 77 No.4 (Summer 2012)
- Ellen Yaroshefsky, New Orleans Prosecutorial Disclosure in Practice After Connick v. Thompson, The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics Vol. 25:913 (Fall 2012)
- Joel B. Rudin, The Supreme Court Assumes Errant Prosecutors Will Be Disciplined by Their Offices or the Bar: Three Case Studies that Prove that Assumption Wrong, 80 Fordham L. Rev. 537 (November 2011)
- Ellen Yaroshefsky, New Perspectives on Brady and Other Disclosure Obligations: What Really Works?, Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31 No. 6 (June 2010)
- See also Ellen Yaroshefsky and Jennifer Blasser, Report of the Working Groups on Best Practices
- Daniel S. Medwed, Brady’s Bunch of Flaws, 67 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1533 (2010)
- Robert P. Mosteller, Exculpatory Evidence, Ethics, and the Road to the Disbarment of Mike Nifong: The Critical Importance of Full Open-File Discovery, Geo. Mas. L. Rev. 15:2 (2008)
- Jenny Roberts, Too Little, Too Late: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, The Duty to Investigate, And Pretrial Discovery in Criminal Cases, 31 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1097 (2003-2004)
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