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Tag Archives: Jury instructions

TREVIN JENKINS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

The State did not introduce evidence sufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Mr. Jenkins used a handgun in the shooting; his conviction for use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence is reversed.

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REGINALD STEPHONE TUCKER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Appellant filed a petition for a writ of actual innocence and requested a hearing. Appellant asserted that the court improperly instructed the jury as to the mens rea required for the crime of attempted murder. The court denied appellant’s petition without a hearing. Appellant presents one issue: Whether the lower court erred by failing to grant a hearing on the merits.

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Devin Antonio Cooper v. State of Maryland

Did the trial court commit plain error in failing to instruct the jury that they must be unanimous as to the act on which the second degree assault verdict is based where [appellant] was charged with one count of second degree assault and the State presented evidence of multiple acts of assault?

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