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Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Pre-trial photo identification and prior bad acts

Harrison Bright appeals from his convictions in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of first-degree murder, and related firearm offenses.

He raises the following questions for our review: 1. Did the trial court err by failing to suppress two pre-trial photographic identifications of Mr. Bright because they were impermissibly suggestive? 2. Did the trial court err by admitting bad acts evidence against Mr. Bright? 3. Was the evidence insufficient to convict Mr. Bright? 4. Did the trial court commit plain error by giving a confusing jury instruction in response to a question during deliberations?

Read the opinion here: