2010 Maryland Code
TITLE 3 - OTHER CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
Subtitle 3 - Sexual Crimes
Section 3-320 - Rape and sexual offense - Jury instructions.
§ 3-320. Rape and sexual offense - Jury instructions.
In a criminal prosecution under §§ 3-303 through 3-312, § 3-314, or § 3-315 of this subtitle, a judge may not instruct the jury:
(1) to examine the testimony of the prosecuting witness with caution, solely because of the nature of the charge;
(2) that the charge is easily made or difficult to disprove, solely because of the nature of the charge; or
(3) to follow another similar instruction, solely because of the nature of the charge.
[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 461B; 2002, ch. 26, §§ 2, 12; ch. 266, § 1; ch. 278, §§ 1, 2.]
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