Bill to exempt ‘sham’ marriages from spousal privilege advances

A bill to exempt marriages formed after a crime is committed from the spousal privilege -- a general rule that one spouse cannot be compelled to testify against the other in a criminal proceeding -- received a favorable report from a Maryland General Assembly committee Monday. Del. Robin Grammer, R-Baltimore County, proposed House Bill 64 to close ...

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