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…

Sometimes you restrain the defendant

A criminal defendant has a constitutional right to be present in the Courtroom during his criminal trial. The Courts have made it clear that placing the defendant in criminal restraints, particularly …