eyewitness testimony

Oct 10, 2022

Md. high court hears convicted murderer’s appeal that claims new evidence

A man who has spent over 30 years in prison for a murder he did not commit and was convicted on tainted testimony deserves exoneration, lawyer tells top court.

The Maryland Supreme Court (formerly the Court of Appeals) building in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.
Jul 13, 2022

Md. high court will hear convicted murderer’s appeal of 1989 verdict

Maryland’s top court will hear the appeal of a man who has spent more than 30 years in prison for a Baltimore murder he says he did not commit.

Jun 28, 2019

Not seeing eye to eye: Prosecution, defense differ on eyewitness standards

Criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors recognize the fallibility of eyewitnesses but disagree on whether the Maryland Judiciary should change its standards for determining the admissibility of their testimony at trial. Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera recently urged the state’s judiciary to consider easing its outdated deference to eyewitnesses’ identification o[...]

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