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Maryland high court lifts attorneys’ diligence burden in fraudulent ballistics expert appeals (access required)

Attorneys no longer need to defend their failure to have unmasked Maryland’s former longtime ballistics expert as a fraud in their effort to get their convicted clients a new trial, the state’s top court has ruled.

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Md. high court orders firearm evidence review under Daubert (access required)

The Maryland Court of Appeals has told a trial court to review whether the long-accepted courtroom science linking fatal bullets to specific guns in homicide cases withstands the high court’s recently adopted standard that permits emerging and contrary scientific theories ...

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