Bloomberg Law
Feb. 27, 2023, 8:34 PMUpdated: Feb. 27, 2023, 10:51 PM

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Challenge to Florida Murder Conviction (1)

Kaustuv Basu
Kaustuv Basu

The Supreme Court declined to take up a case involving a 65-year-old Florida man whose attorneys argued that prosecutors failed to disclose key evidence during trial that could have cleared him of a murder charge.

Crosley Green’s attorneys say that a decades-old precedent known as the Brady rule requiring prosecutors to hand over evidence that would exonerate defendants was ignored in this case. His attorneys said proof pointing to another suspect was withheld from the defense.

The court’s order Monday means that Green, who has lived under house arrest since 2021 and has spent more than three decades behind bars, ...