Fighting Prosecutorial Leaks
William T. “Billy” Walters knows prosecutors don’t always play fair. He has first-hand knowledge that sometimes prosecutors break the rules and leak information they are obliged to keep to themselves. So, Walters is suing them.
Almost by definition, prosecutors and defense attorneys have different sets of rules and interests. Defense attorneys are obligated to zealously protect their clients. Federal prosecutors, on the other hand, are bound by the Rules of Criminal Procedure, which prohibit leaking of grand jury material. In other words, some things are supposed to remain secret and the… Read More in Real Clear Politics