Legal Question in Criminal Law in Virginia

Motion of Discovery:

A legal aide lawyer told his client that he could not be shown evidence and witness list on his case because he was detained. Is this true?

Asked on 12/20/05, 9:08 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

Re: Motion of Discovery:

No, it is not true, and if in fact the defendant

is in custody, this would be all the more reason to ensure that he or she has appropriate access to the materials which you've referenced.

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Answered on 12/20/05, 9:37 am

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