Ex-prosecutor Cassilly withheld evidence, misled court, says bar counsel

Then-Harford County State’s Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly withheld a potentially exculpatory report from defense counsel in a long-running first-degree murder case and then misled the post-conviction court about its existence, Maryland’s bar counsel has alleged in a disciplinary petition filed Tuesday in the state’s top court. The U.S. Justice Department report, given to Cassilly in 1999 ...

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