Law Digest – Maryland Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals – May 18, 2017

Court of Appeals Criminal Procedure, Discharge of jury without verdict: The trial judge's declaration of a mistrial and discharge of the jury obviated the judge's authority to subsequently enter a judgment of acquittal, and, given the judge's erroneous entry of a judgment of acquittal, double jeopardy principles did not bar the defendant's retrial. Johnson v. State ...

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