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Md. appeals court: Spousal privilege applies to ‘sham’ marriages

Marrying the prosecution’s star witness to prevent him or her from testifying against you does not constitute witness tampering or obstruction of justice, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled in allowing an accused murderer to invoke spousal privilege at his upcoming trial. In its reported decision Tuesday, the Court of Special Appeals overturned Darrayl Wilson’s conviction for ...

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