In August 1994, the ABA House of Delegates approved these “black letter” standards that have been published with commentary in ABA Standards for Criminal Justice: Discovery and Trial by Jury, 3d ed., © 1996 American Bar Association.
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PART I. GENERAL PRINCIPLES
PART II. DISCOVERY OBLIGATIONS OF THE PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE
PART III. SPECIAL DISCOVERY PROCEDURES
PART IV. TIMING AND MANNER OF DISCLOSURE
PART V. DISPOSITIONS
PART VI. GENERAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING DISCOVERY
Standard 11-6.1 Restrictions on disclosure
Standard 11-6.2 Failure of a party to use disclosed material at trial
Standard 11-6.3 Investigations not to be impeded
Standard 11-6.4 Custody of materials
Standard 11-6.5 Protective orders
Standard 11-6.6 Excision
Standard 11-6.7 In camera proceedings
PART VII. SANCTIONS
Standard 11-7.1 Sanctions