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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Gray v. Maryland
Citation:523 U.S. 185 (1998)
Gray (Petitioner) was charged with murder along with a co-defendant after a victim died of a severe beating. The co-defendant gave a confession to the Baltimore City police. The two co-defendants were tried together, and the confession was admitted into evidence, with any references to Gray redacted. However, obvious indicators of deletion remained, as Gray’s name was replaced with “deleted” or a blank space in the confession. The trial judge instructed the jury to consider the confession as evidence only against the co-defendant. The jury then convicted Gray. He appealed, challenging the admission into evidence of a redacted confession by a co-defendant.
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