Maryland Criminal Law Annotated 2020 Edition - Pre-Order

CURRENT EDITION 2020
ESTIMATED NEXT EDITION DATE August 31, 2021
Maryland Criminal Law Annotated 2020 Edition - Pre-Order

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The 2020 Edition of Maryland Criminal Law Annotated includes a compilation of selected laws fully up to date with statutes enacted through the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly. The publication includes a listing of Sections Affected by 2020 Legislation.

Also included is a valuable presentation of Maryland Police Procedure: Arrest, Search and Seizure, and Confession Law, along with an extensive index and table of contents for quick access to each area of the law.

            Relevant statutes are included from the following Titles:

  • Correctional Services
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Courts and Judicial Proceedings
  • Education
  • Family Law
  • Health – General
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Natural Resources
  • Public Safety

The 2020 Edition of Maryland Criminal Law Annotated includes a compilation of selected laws fully up to date with statutes enacted through the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly. The publication includes a listing of Sections Affected by 2020 Legislation.

Also included is a valuable presentation of Maryland Police Procedure: Arrest, Search and Seizure, and Confession Law, along with an extensive index and table of contents for quick access to each area of the law.

            Relevant statutes are included from the following Titles:

  • Correctional Services
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Courts and Judicial Proceedings
  • Education
  • Family Law
  • Health – General
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Natural Resources
  • Public Safety

The 2020 Legislative Session amends, adds, and repeals more than 180 statutes included in this publication, including:

  • Amendment prohibits certain caregivers and household members from intentionally and maliciously inflicting severe emotional distress on a vulnerable adult. (Criminal Law, 3-605)
  • New law prohibits a person from placing or inscribing a certain item or symbol on certain property, without the express permission of the owner of the property, the owner’s agent, or a lawful occupant, with the intent to threaten or intimidate any person or group of persons. (Criminal Law 10-305.1)
  • Legislation repealed the crime of sodomy, amending multiple statutes. (Criminal Law, 2-201, 3-602, 3-604, 3-809, 3-321; Courts and Judicial Proceedings, 3-801, 10-905; Family Law, 5-701)
  • Amendment prohibits a person from committing an assault by intentionally strangling another; provides penalty; provides definition of "strangling." (Criminal Law, 3-202)
  • Amendment prohibits a person from knowingly and with certain intent soliciting the consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor or a law enforcement officer posing as such to engage in certain prohibited sexual acts with the minor; provides penalty. (Criminal Law, 3-324)
  • Amendment alters the state of mind required for committing the crime of destruction of property, prohibiting actions that are motivated either in whole or part by another person's or group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin or because another person or group is homeless. (Criminal Law, 10-304)
  • Amendment requires a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board regarding services rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or child sexual abuse. (Criminal Procedure, 11-1007)
  • Amendment authorizes a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator to obtain location information. (Criminal Procedure, 1-203.1)
  • New law prohibits a law enforcement agency from presenting to a victim of sexual assault certain forms limiting the law enforcement agency's obligations to the victim or rights of the victim or that would define the scope of the investigation. (Criminal Procedure, 11-929)
  • Amendment requires a peace officer to notify an emergency facility in advance that the peace officer is bringing an emergency evaluee to the facility. (Health-General, 10-624)
  • New law provides that employment by a business licensed as a certain cannabis dispensary, grower, or processor does not constitute involvement in the illegal distribution, production, cultivation, transportation, or sale of a controlled dangerous substance for police officer certification or recertification if the individual's employment was not terminated for illegal or improper conduct. (Public Safety, 3-209.2)
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