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Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Identification of defendant at a show-up

A jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted Clifton Gardner, appellant, of fourth-degree burglary. At a subsequent sentencing proceeding, the court sentenced appellant to a prison term of three years. On appeal, appellant raises two issues for our review, the second of which we have rephrased:

1. Did the motions court err by denying the motion to suppress Eric Faulkner’s identification of Appellant at a show-up? 2. Did the trial court abuse its discretion in refusing to ask two of appellant’s proposed voir dire questions of the jury venire?

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