Discovery and Brady are currently two of the most discussed and debated topics in our criminal justice system. Americans have become more and more aware of the number of individuals convicted and incarcerated for crimes they did not commit. In 2007, in a very bold and innovative move, the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office created the Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) to reexamine questionable convictions to determine if a particular defendant was in fact guilty.
Cardozo Law Review de·novo
Hawk, Susan and Cummings, Patricia J., "The Road to Adopting and Implementing Systemic Disclosure Changes in the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office" (2016). Cardozo Law Review de•novo. 45.