Joseph Kopera

Dec 27, 2022

Md. Supreme Court rejects convicted murderer’s new evidence claims

The Maryland Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction of a man who has spent over 30 years in prison.

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 9, 2021

Maryland high court lifts attorneys’ diligence burden in fraudulent ballistics expert appeals

Attorneys no longer need to defend their failure to have unmasked Maryland’s former longtime ballistics expert as a fraud in their effort to get their convicted clients a new trial, the state’s top court has ruled.

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