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DANIEL BECKWITT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Denial of bail — Writ of habeas corpus

In 2019, Daniel Beckwitt, appellant, was tried before a jury in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County and found guilty of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. The court sentenced him to a total term of 21 years’ imprisonment, with all but nine years suspended. On direct appeal, this Court reversed the conviction for second-degree murder and affirmed the conviction for involuntary manslaughter. Beckwitt v. State, 249 Md. App. 333 (January 28, 2021). The Court of Appeals granted Mr. Beckwitt’s petition for writ of certiorari and the State’s cross petition, 474 Md. 720 (June 22, 2021). See Beckwitt v. State, No. 16, September Term, 2021.

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