Even when the victim was a victim of the state and put on death row?
Supreme Court: Exonerated inmate doesn’t get $14 million
WASHINGTON — An ideologically divided Supreme Court overturned a $14 million judgment given to a former death row inmate who was convicted of murder after New Orleans prosecutors withheld evidence in his trial.
The court’s five conservative-leaning justices, in their first ideological victory of the year, said the New Orleans district attorney’s office should not be punished for not providing specific training to young prosecutors on Brady rights, which dictate when to turn over evidence to a suspect’s lawyer that could prove their innocence.
Supreme Court: Exonerated inmate doesn’t get $14 million - BostonHerald.com