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ANTONIO W. JOHNSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — State’s motion for mistrial — Manifest necessity

Antonio W. Johnson brings this interlocutory appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City that denied his motion to dismiss an indictment against him for first-degree murder and related crimes.

He presents one issue, which we have reworded: Did the court abuse its discretion in granting the State’s motion for a mistrial on the ground of “manifest necessity”?

Read the opinion here:

 

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