As a former federal prosecutor and someone who now does criminal defense, I am sure that the prosecutor mentioned some of the facts during the bail hearing. I suggest you discuss the matter with his lawyer.
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He has a lot of rights including the right to know information but he has a responsibility to cooperate with his lawyer to build a defense as he is innocent until the government proves him guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
If you feel the lawyer is not doing a good job then your son should strongly consider hiring someone who can. These are serious charges with serious consequences he can face if convicted.
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He is entitled to know his accusers and know the evidence that is brought against him. The 3 weeks discovery does not sound out of ordinary. Criminal proceedings and trials take time. You should speak with his attorney about the progress of his case.
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