Significant Recent Developments in Maryland Regarding Character Evidence and Impeachment
7 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Date Written: March 1, 2012
This short paper was prepared as a supplement to a talk given by the author at the Prince Georges County Bar Association in Upper Marlboro, MD on March 31, 2012. Various developments in Maryland state law are discussed regarding character evidence, and impeachment of witnesses in court proceedings.
Keywords: character evidence, impeachment of witnesses, criminal law, criminal procedure, Maryland Rules, abuse of discretion, expert testimony, gangs, gang behavior, police officers, bias of expert, custodial silence
JEL Classification: K14, K19, K39, K41, K49
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