Tag Archives: exculpatory evidence

Ex-prosecutor Cassilly withheld evidence, misled court, says bar counsel

Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly in his Bel Air, Md. office (File)

Then-Harford County State’s Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly withheld a potentially exculpatory report from defense counsel in a long-running first-degree murder case and then misled the post-conviction court about its existence, Maryland’s bar counsel has alleged in a disciplinary petition filed ...

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Convicted murderer deserves hearing for new trial, Md. high court holds

Judge Clayton Greene

A convicted first-degree murderer will have the chance for a new trial after Maryland’s top court Tuesday unanimously ruled he deserves a hearing on his claim that evidence found after his conviction should have been presented before the jury. In ...

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