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1929 Supplement to the Annotated Code of the Public General Laws of Maryland
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CONSTITUTION OF MARYLAND.

DECLARATION OF RIGHTS.

Art. 5.

Right of prisoner on trial for misdemeanor punishable by death to be pres-
ent when testimony being taken is absolute; no waiver by counsel. Duffy v.
State, 151 Md. 476.

Art. 16, sec. 246 of Code, not in violation of this Article—see notes thereto.
Balto. Process Co. v. My-Coca Co., 144 Md. 445.

Zoning ordinance so construed as not to deny jury trial. State v. Ruther-
ford, 145 Md. 370.

Art. 8.

Act 1927, ch. 224 (see art. 5, sec. 12, of Code), valid and not inconsistent with
rules of court. Savage Mfg. Co. v. Magne, 154 Md. 54.

To last note to this section on page 47, vol. 1. of Code, add Mattare v. Cun-
ningham, 148 Md. 313.

Art. 15.

Portion of this article re taxes being uniform as to land within taxing dis-
trict does not apply to special assessments. Assessment upon particular prop-
erty should be measured by benefit to it; supplementary construction or im-
provement. Sanitary Commission v. Noel, 155 Md. 446 (dissenting opinion).

Legislature may put cost of public improvements primarily on abutting
properties, and secondly on all taxpayers in district, and thirdly upon all tax-
payers of political unit. Act creating Metropolitan District of Baltimore County,
valid. Dinneen v. Rider, 152 Md, 365.

This article referred to in holding art. 56, sec. 183. of Code, constitutional—
see notes thereto. Grossfield v. Baughman, 148 Md. 334.

This article referred to—see notes to art. 11A, sec. 1, of Constitution. Gai-
ther v. Jackson. 147 Md. 666.

Art. 21.

This article referred to in passing upon the functions of grand jury; criti-
cism of public officials; power exceeded. In re Report of Grand Jury. 152 Md.
623.

Art. 22.

Notwithstanding this article, books and papers would have been evidence if
they had contained entries within period of limitations, or if there had been
evidence of overt acts within such period. Archer v. State. 145 Md. 142.

This article referred to in discussing whether evidence illegally secured was
admissible in criminal case. Meisinger v. State, 155 Md. 202 (dissenting opin-
ion).

Provision of this article re refusal of traverser to testify not violated by
proving what he voluntarily testified to at former trial. Henze v. State, 154
Md. 346.

To 4th note to this article, page 57, vol. 1, of Code, add Archer v. State. 145
Md. 142; Meisinger v. State, 155 Md. 202 (dissenting opinion).

Ch. 317 of acts of 1929 provides for taking of the sense of the voters at the
November election in 1930, as to the calling of a convention to alter the Constitu-
tion or frame a new one in accordance with the provisions of art. 14. sec. 2, of the
Constitution as modified by art. 17, sec. 9, of the Constitution.


 

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