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JAMES CROSSLEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

1. Did the trial court commit reversible error in denying Appellant’s motion to suppress an out-of-court identification based on an improperly suggestive photo array? 2. Did the trial court violate Appellant’s Confrontation Clause rights when, during cross-examination, it denied Appellant a full and fair opportunity to explore the issue of bias?

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RICARDO VALDEZ VELA v. STATE OF MARYLAND

An online news article, published more than a decade after appellant's trial, was not admissible or even capable of being admitted at appellant's original trial, and therefore was not newly discovered evidence under the statute governing petitions for writ of actual innocence.

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