The Norwood Case and Miranda

  We have all seen on television shows like “Elementary” the scene in the police interview room where the detective interrogates a suspect, only a few of whom seem to think of refusing to talk an…

Double murder shocks county

 
ROCKVILLE – Police are searching for clues while neighbors say they are stunned by the murder of Richard “Dick” Louis Vilardo, 65, and his wife, Julianne “Jody” Humphries Vilardo, 67, earlier t…

The problems with intent

To convict a defendant under Maryland law of first degree murder, the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant in a premeditated way intended to and did kill the victim. Mar…