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TRACEY HAWES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Writ of actual innocence — Withheld police report

Tracey Hawes, the Appellant, was denied a writ of actual innocence following a hearing on October 14, 2014, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City.

Before this Court, Appellant presents one quest ion for review:

1. Whether the circuit court erred in denying Appellant’s petition for writ of actual innocence, where the State withheld a police report containing a statement questioning the credibility of the prosecution’s chief witness?

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