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Tag Archives: Judge Glenn T. Harrell Jr.

‘CSI effect’ instruction faulted again

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday unanimously overturned a man’s conviction for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in Salisbury, saying he was denied a fair trial because the judge told the jury that prosecutors did not need scientific evidence to prove ...

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Majority stays mum in reciprocal disbarment case

Over the strong objection of two of its judges, Maryland’s top court has disbarred an attorney who had been stripped of his license in Washington, D.C., for having recklessly misappropriated conservator funds. Robert J. Pleshaw was disbarred in the District ...

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