A man convicted of murdering a 15-year-old Woodlawn girl outside a Baltimore middle school in 2004 is entitled to a new trial, Maryland’s top court ruled Tuesday.Read More »
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 »
A teenager is entitled to a new delinquency trial on attempted murder charges because he was denied his Sixth Amendment right to counsel following his indictment.Read More »
It’s never too late to challenge a conviction for an unindicted crime, Maryland’s top court has held. In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Court of Appeals vacated Jarmal Johnson’s 1992 conviction for assault-with-intent-to-murder that had gone unchallenged for 16 years. ...
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Trustees handling a foreclosure sale cannot require a winning bidder to pay their attorneys’ fees for reviewing documents when the deed changes hands, the state’s highest court held Tuesday. The Court of Appeals overturned the ratification of a foreclosure sale ...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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Maryland’s intermediate appeals court Thursday overturned a first-degree murder conviction in Baltimore, saying the trial judge had violated the defendant’s right to a fair trial by asking prospective jurors if they could convict someone without scientific evidence. That question illegally ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed split Tuesday on whether to require police to read Miranda rights to prison inmates every time they interrogate them about crimes unrelated to their current incarceration. The high court heard arguments from lawyers from ...Read More »
Citing a case decided in June by the Supreme Court, Maryland’s highest court held Thursday that a lab analyst who testifies at a criminal trial must be the one who conducted or supervised the DNA tests being offered into evidence. ...Read More »
Two men who were convicted in a West Baltimore shooting in 2005 are entitled to a new trial due to unfair remarks by the prosecution, the state’s highest court held Wednesday. Telling jurors to “say ‘Enough’” ran afoul of a ...Read More »