“The Defense Never Rests.”

Month: February 2021

Forensic evidence testing can lead to errors

After investigators obtain a wide-variety of evidence from a crime scene, they then perform a myriad of tests to determine whether it links the suspect to the crime. Not all of the tests performed, however, are proven to be scientifically valid. In fact, some methods...

Expunging criminal offenses from a record

For those dealing with criminal charges, the hope is that (should their cases result in convictions) their challenges might end when they complete the punitive actions a judge assigns to them. However, that is often not the case. Indeed, they may begin to encounter an...

A RETIRED JUDGE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

The Maryland Constitution is quite clear on this subject:  all state court judges must retire at age 70.  This has been in the organic state law for over a century and a half.  There have been attempts in the past to raise the so-called age of “constitutional...