Criminal Law

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This blog category covers topics concerning criminal law in the State of Maryland.  Such topics include crimes against the person, crimes against the public, drug crimes, property crimes, theft crimes, and sex crimes.

What is Possession with Intent to Distribute in Maryland?

In the realm of criminal law, one of the most serious offenses is drug-related crimes, particularly possession with intent to distribute. This article aims to shed light on this crime as it is defined and prosecuted in the state of Maryland. What is Possession with Intent to Distribute in Maryland? Possession with intent to distribute, […]

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Understanding the Law on Revenge Porn in Maryland

Introduction In the age of smartphones and ubiquitous internet, sharing intimate images and videos is a common practice among consenting adults. However, when these images are shared without consent, it becomes a grave issue, known as ‘revenge porn’. This post will delve into the laws of Maryland regarding revenge porn, simplifying the complex legal jargon

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Reasons for Driver’s License Suspension in Maryland

Driving is a privilege, not a right, and that privilege can be temporarily withdrawn or permanently revoked for a variety of reasons. In Maryland, the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) has the authority to suspend or revoke a driver’s license. The suspension or revocation of a license is not only a significant inconvenience but also a

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What is Malicious Destruction of Property?

Malicious destruction of property is a property crime in Maryland in which a person willfully and maliciously destroys, damages, or defaces someone else’s property without the property owner’s permission.  See Md. Code Criminal Law Ann. 6-301.  Under recent changes to Maryland law, malicious destruction of property is a misdemeanor offense regardless of the value of

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