A 60-year-old Baltimore man will go free after serving almost 30 years in prison for a 1991 murder that state prosecutors now agree he likely did not commit. Paul M. Madison appeared briefly Tuesday at a virtual hearing in Baltimore ...Read More »
The prosecution’s challenge to an accused murderer's testimony came too late, a Maryland appeals court has held, overturning the man’s conviction and life sentence.
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A Prince George’s County man convicted of murder will get a new trial after the state’s top court found that a prosecutor overstated the results of DNA testing during closing arguments.Read More »
The Court of Appeals dominates the most-read legal affairs stories of the week — and only one story is related to an opinion. Gov. Martin O’Malley appointed a new judge to Maryland’s top court, which also took the rare step ...
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Maryland’s highest court has withdrawn a decision it took nearly three years to issue — which, in turn, erased the murder conviction the Oct. 25 decision had revived. Monday’s one-sentence order offered little explanation for the court’s rare step, saying ...Read More »
Caesars proposes ‘dramatic’ casino The development group led by Caesars Entertainment Corp. touted its proposed 260,000-square-foot casino on Russell Street as a “dramatic new gateway to downtown” Baltimore on Monday. Harrah’s Baltimore would include 3,750 slot machines, a steakhouse, a 400-seat ...
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A man convicted of murder is entitled to a new trial because his first jury heard, three times, that he was on parole at the time of the killing, the Court of Special Appeals held Monday. The court said the ...Read More »
Given that The Daily Record was unable contact my attorney about the second vindication of my legal rights against a recalcitrant circuit court, I would like to comment about the article covering the Sept. 22 Court of Appeals decision (“Convicted ...Read More »
A murder suspect’s request that he not talk to police anymore until he spoke with a lawyer was an unambiguous invocation of his right to counsel, the state’s top court ruled Tuesday. The Court of Appeals granted Warren Lee Ballard ...Read More »