Thomas Walker

Law
5:27 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Eastern District U.S. Attorney Says There's No Evidence Withheld By His Office

U.S. Attorney for North Carolina's Eastern District Thomas Walker
Credit U.S. Attorney's Office (Eastern District)

The U.S. Attorney for North Carolina's Eastern District, Thomas Walker, is promising to follow disclosure policies  for defendants prosecuted by his office.  The 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an opinion last week critical of three cases out of the Eastern district.

Circuit Judge Henry Floyd said judges found three instances of evidence being withheld from defendants.  Walker says there was no intentional shielding of the facts in the case he oversaw, but he still takes the court's concerns seriously.

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