Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: United States v. Ruiz

Brady disclosure does not apply to guilty pleas, Md. high court says (access required)

Maryland prosecutors need not tell defendants about the past dishonesty of the state’s witnesses before a guilty plea is entered, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Friday in upholding the drug possession conviction of a man whose main accuser had a ...

Read More »

Md. high court weighs if Brady disclosure applies to guilty pleas (access required)

A defense attorney and a lawyer for the state battled last week before Maryland’s top court over whether the Constitution requires prosecutors to tell defendants about the past dishonesty of the state’s witness before a guilty plea is entered. Assistant ...

Read More »

Brady disclosure does not apply to guilty pleas, Md. court says (access required)

Maryland prosecutors need not tell defendants about the past dishonesty of the state’s witnesses before a guilty plea is entered, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled in upholding the drug possession conviction of a man whose main accuser had a record ...

Read More »