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MARVIN EUGENE WRIGHT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Closing argument by state — Disparaging defense counsel’s integrity

Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Marvin Wright, appellant was convicted of first-degree sexual offense, second-degree sexual offense, and sexual abuse of a minor. His sole claim on appeal is that the trial court erred in allowing the prosecutor to make an improper argument during closing. Because the prosecutor’s argument was …

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