2020 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Law
Title 3 - Other Crimes Against the Person
Subtitle 3 - Sexual Crimes
Section 3-320 - Rape and Sexual Offense -- Jury Instructions

    In a criminal prosecution under § 3–303, § 3–304, §§ 3–307 through 3–310, § 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.

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