His lawyer should be in possessions of the discovery required to be turned over by law. He should meet with his attorney to discuss these issues. Good luck.
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They generally do not give discovery in advance. He should speak to his attorney about this issue.
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A defendant obtains disclosure prior to a suppression hearing by demand for disclosure, and then possibly more when the omnibus motion with disclosure motion is made. Further, at the commencement of the hearing or a witness' testimony, he gets any records or statements made by the prospective witness which may reflect upon his or her testimony. Regardless of the odds given to you, you have to assess what your risk tolerance is since it differs with each person and with that person's alternatives available.
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