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STATE OF MARYLAND v. JOSEPH MAURICE WARD

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Non-life sentence for first-degree murder

This appeal involves the State’s motion to correct an illegal sentence after the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County granted Joseph Maurice Ward, appellee’s, petition for post-conviction relief and modified his sentence for first degree murder from a term of life imprisonment with all but twenty-five years suspended to a term of incarceration of twenty-five years. The circuit court denied the State’s motion to correct an illegal sentence.

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