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DONTA VAUGHN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Waiver of right to counsel — Advisements on the record

Donta Vaughn (“Vaughn”) was charged with first-degree felony murder, first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, kidnapping, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, extortion, conspiracy to commit extortion, false imprisonment, and conspiracy to commit false imprisonment. Before the trial commenced, Vaughn indicated that he wished to waive his right to counsel and represent himself. …

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