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Category Archives: – Criminal Law
This is an excerpt from a petition for writ of certiorari. It was drafted by Paul J. Notarianni in 2016. ISSUE PRESENTED Did the Trial Court commit reversible error when it made a finding that necessity was a valid defense, … Continue reading
The following is an excerpt from an Application for Leave to Appeal. The issue raised was whether a guilty plea was made knowingly and voluntarily. It was drafted by Paul J. Notarianni in 2013. Applicant raises a single allegation of … Continue reading
Brief Brief. Miller v. State, 276 Md. 249, 1974. Issue: After a plea bargain has been made, a Prosecutor subverted the spirit of the agreement by making damaging statements at the time of sentencing. Quote One: “Prosecutor’s promise to make … Continue reading
Petition Pursuant to Criminal Law Section 10-615: Return of Animals Below is a redacted section from a motion to return animals when they are seized pursuant to a criminal charge. It was drafted by Paul J. Notarianni in 2015. NOW … Continue reading
The following was taken from a motion to suppress identification. The original was drafted by Paul J. Notarianni in 2015. The Defendant offers the following argument as to suppression of the identification. A Defendant in a criminal matter is protected … Continue reading
Quick Reference of Impeachable Offenses Note: This list is not all inclusive. The list incorporates selected items (indicated by “*”) from A Reference Chart of Impeachable and Non-Impeachable Offenses. (The Western Maryland Law Journal, Vol. 1. No. 1. 1998, page 66 … Continue reading