Law Digest — Md. Court of Appeals, 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals — March 21, 2019

Court of Appeals Criminal Procedure; Ineffective assistance of counsel: While the failure of the defendant’s trial counsel to contact a potential alibi witness constituted deficient performance under the standard set forth in Strickland v. Washington, 466 U.S. 668 (1984), the defendant did not suffer prejudice as a result of this deficient performance because, given the totality ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *