Government “manual” distributed to Iowa defense lawyers

Government “manual” distributed to defense lawyers assigned to represent immigrant workers arrested and prosecuted in the May 2008 Postville, Iowa meat packing raids.

The ACLU is upset about ex parte communication between the US Attorneys Office and the Court prior to the proceedings. The controversy notwithstanding, the “manual” provides a set of forms and legal references for those who may be called upon to defend clients in such circumstances.

Download (4.7MB) in pdf here.