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Tag Archives: Brady v. Maryland

Maryland high court disbars former Harford state’s attorney (access required)

A unanimous Maryland high court Friday disbarred retired Harford County State’s Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly for having withheld a potentially exculpatory report from the defense in a decades-old murder case and for misleading a judge about the study’s existence. The ...

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Md. high court upholds conviction of graduating teens’ killer (access required)

A unanimous Maryland high court has upheld a man’s first-degree murder conviction in the killing of two Montgomery County teenagers on the eve of their high school graduation, saying the prosecution’s failure to disclose the investigators’ interview with a witness’s ...

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Brady disclosure does not apply to guilty pleas, Md. high court says (access required)

Maryland prosecutors need not tell defendants about the past dishonesty of the state’s witnesses before a guilty plea is entered, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Friday in upholding the drug possession conviction of a man whose main accuser had a ...

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Killer of graduating teens appeals conviction in Md. high court (access required)

The attorney for a convicted killer of two Montgomery County teenagers on the eve of their high school graduation urged Maryland’s top court Thursday to overturn the first-degree murder conviction, saying the state’s failure to disclose the investigators’ interview with ...

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Md. high court weighs if Brady disclosure applies to guilty pleas (access required)

A defense attorney and a lawyer for the state battled last week before Maryland’s top court over whether the Constitution requires prosecutors to tell defendants about the past dishonesty of the state’s witness before a guilty plea is entered. Assistant ...

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