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Md. high court declines to say whether ‘egregious’ violations by prosecutors mandate dismissal

June 30, 2023

Maryland’s Supreme Court sidestepped the question of whether dismissal is required when a prosecutor intentionally fails to disclose extensive exculpatory evidence to the defense in a criminal case. In an opinion issued last week, the high court declined to wade into the evidentiary issues at the heart of Jonathan D. Smith’s 2001 murder conviction in Talbot County, though both the state and the defense agreed on appeal that the case should be dismissed.


Article Source: The Daily Record

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