Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 12/5/11

Criminal Procedure Due Process BOTTOM LINE: A defendant has the right to wait until all the evidence has been presented before deciding whether to testify, and the trial court’s demand to the contrary was error; however, it was harmless error in this case. CASE: Stoddard v. State, No. 105, Sept. Term, 2010 (filed Nov. 3, 2011) (Judges Bell, ...

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