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Opinions – 7/23/12: Maryland Court of Special Appeals (access required)

Criminal Procedure Jury instructions BOTTOM LINE: The circuit court erred by refusing to allow defendant’s request to submit the charge of fourth-degree burglary to the jury, where the evidence was legally sufficient for defendant to be convicted of either third-degree burglary or the lesser included offense of fourth-degree burglary. CASE: Bass v. State, No. 2971, Sept. Term, 2010 ...