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Law digest – 5/8/14

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Criminal Procedure, Appointment of counsel: The plain language of Rule 4-707(b) — which provides that a trial court must, under certain circumstances, appoint counsel for an indigent petitioner for purposes of conducting DNA testing — is ...

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Law digest – 3/20/14

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Criminal Procedure, De facto arrest: When police detained and transported defendant to the police station in an ongoing criminal investigation for the limited purpose of executing a warrant for his DNA and fingerprints, the three-hour delay ...

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