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United States v. Williams
Citation:504 U.S. 36 (1992)
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Williams (Respondent) was charged in the district court with bank fraud. After the grand jury proceedings, Williams filed a motion for disclosure of all exculpatory portions of the transcript of the grand jury proceedings. The district court dismissed the indictment because it found that the government had not disclosed significant exculpatory evidence to the grand jury, as it was obligated to do.
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