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Asked on: 6/20/12, 10:34 am

How long can a Prosecuter withhold evidence before a case should be dismissed?

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Answered on: 6/21/12, 10:03 am by Eric Willison

Upon a Crim. R. 16 request for discovery, if the prosecutor withholds evidence long enough that it adversely affects your ability to defend yourself, then this would be grounds for a motion for dismissal of the charges against you upon which that evidence would bear.


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