Judge invokes “Brady Rule,” suggesting reversal of guilty plea
(Infowars) – Justice Emmet G. Sullivan, the new judge assigned to the case of Gen. Michael Flynn, has required Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller to hand over “exculpatory evidence” to Flynn’s defense team, in a sua sponte motion at the judge’s sole discretion that suggests Sullivan is considering seriously whether Flynn’s guilty plea should be reversed.
If Judge Sullivan decides to throw out Flynn’s guilty plea because of prosecutorial misconduct, this could be the beginning of the end for Mueller’s special counselor assignment.
Judge Sullivan’s order derives from the “Brady rule” that requires prosecutors to turn over to defense attorneys all evidence in the prosecutors’ possession that may have a material effect on the defendant’s case.
In her landmark 2014 book, Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice, former Assistant U.S. Attorney Sidney Powell explained the importance of the Brady rule as follows: “Government agents usually have unimpeded and exclusive access to the crime scene, so they can easily remove and conceal evidence that might contradict the prosecutor’s case.”
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