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Warnken’s Supplement is FREE at the MSBA Annual Meeting

The Cumulative Supplement of Professor Byron L. Warnken’s Maryland Criminal Procedure – 2013 through June 2015 – is FREE while supplies last at the MSBA annual meeting. Warnken, LLC has a booth at the MSBA convention in Ocean City.  Professor Byron L. Warnken is promoting his book, Maryland Criminal Procedure.  The book now has a […]

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The Elements of the Offenses in the Charges Against the Officers in Freddie Gray’s Death

Second degree depraved heart murder is killing a person when exercising an extreme disregard for human life, also known as a wanton and willful disregard for human life.  (30-year felony) Involuntary manslaughter is killing a person when exercising a wanton and reckless disregard for human life.  (10-year felony) Second degree assault is causing offense contact […]

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Serial: Reflections on the Case and Cristina Gutierrez from her Old Professor

Episode 10 of Serial references a conversation with me. Ron Whitman is presented as the father of another client of attorney Cristina (“Tina”) Gutierrez. According to the podcast, Tina was working on his case at the same time she was working on Adnan’s case. Gutierrez alleged to have brought me in on the case. Whitman […]

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My Loved One Has Just Been Arrested. What Happens Now?

The Court Commissioner If the police arrest your loved one, that sets the criminal justice system into motion.  In Maryland, if the police make an arrest, they take the arrested person before a District Court commissioner within 24 hours.  The proceeding before the commissioner is called an initial appearance.  A court commissioner is a judicial […]

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King – Maryland and the Supreme Court – Part 2

On Monday, on this blog, I published the first part of a section of an article for the Maryland Association for Justice’s Trial Reporter magazine.  The first part dealt with the King case in the context of Maryland’s Court of Appeals.  The second part deals with King in the context of the Supreme Court of […]

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King – Maryland and the Supreme Court – Part 1

This is the first of two parts published on www.warnkenlaw.com this week.  Together, they make up one section of an article to be published in the Maryland Association of Justice’s Trial Reporter Magazine.  To the read the whole article, subscribe to the MAJ. King in Maryland and the Supreme Court King v. State, 425 Md. […]

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Maryland Criminal Procedure Launch Press Release

Have an early look at the Press Release: Baltimore, MD  October 22, 2013  For Immediate Release Three-volume Maryland Criminal Procedure by Professor Byron Warnken released to rave reviews More than 30 years of work is now available as a comprehensive three-volume treatise.  Available on Amazon.com After more than thirty years of work, Professor Byron L. […]

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My Mentor Basil Thomas Will Be Fondly Remembered

The pre-order period for my book has ended.  The printer is reporting the book is on schedule and we have already increased the size of the first run.  It’s not in anyone’s hands yet, not even my own.  However, I’d like to share just three lines of it from the Professional Acknowledgements section. I clerked […]

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Book Pre-Sale Ends Monday!

I have been very happy with the pre-sale period for Maryland Criminal Procedure thus far.  In a little over a month, about 100 copies of the three-volume set have been sold.  So far, I’m also incredibly happy I selected my son to publish the book.  The flexibility and control it’s allowed me to maintain over […]

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An Update on My Treatise

Post also published on ProfessorWarnken.com. Things are moving right along.  My treatise is complete.  Editing is complete.  Indexes are complete.  Intros are complete.  Typos are fixed.  The Foreword is in.  The Library of Congress knows about it.  Covers have been picked.  The formatting is nearly complete. As promised recently, Maryland Criminal Procedure will go to the printer in […]

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