Court affirms child-abuse conviction, upholds recorded confession

A divided Maryland appeals court has upheld a man’s conviction and 45-year prison sentence for child sexual abuse, saying his incriminating statements via telephone to his victim -- now an adult -- were legally recorded under the “supervision” of a police officer who provided the recording equipment but did not oversee the surreptitious taping. In its ...

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