Jurors with disabilities

Jury service has been described by the Maryland courts as a responsibility and a right. Under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), and Maryland statutes, potential jurors who may have disabiliti…

Vouching for a Witness

Trial attorneys have to decide whether to object to arguments presented by the opposing attorney in closing arguments to a jury, or balance whether they think an argument is legally improper with high…

The real truth about truth in court

One of the ways to attempt to undermine the credibility of a witness at trial is to offer testimony about a person’s character for telling the truth. 
Under Maryland law, certain witnesses are now all…