BRADY MATERIAL | DUE PROCESS
The Definitive Guide
Brady material is a term resulting from the Supreme Court’s ruling in Brady v. Maryland. Brady requires that exculpatory evidence must be disclosed.
Due Process is essentially a guarantee of fairness in how the government treats you. This guarantee flows for both the the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution. Over the years court have defined the specific requirements of fairness in a court room to a person accused of a crime. One of the essential cases is Brady v. Maryland.