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Failure to object at trial does not waive evidentiary appeal, Md. high court says

Attention criminal defense attorneys: You do not lose your right to appeal the denial of a pretrial motion to suppress evidence if you decline to object to the introduction of that evidence at trial. In a unanimous decision, Maryland’s top ...

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Court disbars Md. defense lawyer who compelled guilty plea

A unanimous Maryland high court has disbarred a young attorney who essentially compelled his immigrant client to plead guilty to a drug trafficking offense without investigating her credible defense of duress, considering the immigration consequences of her plea or filing ...

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Praise, questions on Baltimore City Detention Center closing

Baltimore City Detention Center

The beleaguered Baltimore City Detention Center will close its doors immediately, and advocates for prison reform as well as defense attorneys are hoping the hundreds of inmates slated to be relocated will find better conditions wherever they end up. Gov. ...

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Overton elected principal at Beveridge & Diamond

Evynn M. Overton of the Baltimore office of Beveridge & Diamond, based in Washington, D.C., has been elected as a principal and shareholder of the firm. Overton’s practice is focused primarily on complex environmental litigation, white-collar criminal defense and internal ...

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