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Statement ‘Immaterial’ in Brady Claim (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court grants the commonwealth’s motion to dismiss a habeas petition seeking to vacate defendant’s second degree murder conviction and revocation of his probation, based on a recently discovered alleged Brady violation. Petitioner alleges the commonwealth had a duty to disclose a material and exculpatory statement made to an agent of the federal Drug ...