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Suspect in East Coast rapes could stand trial in Virginia

NEW HAVEN, Conn.  — Connecticut prosecutors will try to send a man suspected in rape cases along the East Coast to face trial first in Virginia, where a prosecutor asked for him to be extradited to answer for “heinous crimes.” ...

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Opinions – 10/24/11: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Criminal Procedure Waiver of Miranda rights BOTTOM LINE: Where defendant did not unequivocally invoke his right to counsel, he waived his Miranda rights and, therefore, the statement defendant made during his custodial interrogation by police was admissible at trial. CASE: ...

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Convicted murderer can question lab tech about DNA from 1973 case (access required)

Maryland’s top court has revived a convicted murderer’s effort to recover DNA evidence from the state he contends will exonerate him of the 1973 slaying. The Court of Appeals on Thursday said Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Kaye A. Allison ...

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