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Criminal trial judge must privately review confidential disciplinary documents to determine their admissibility as evidence

In order to meet a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to confrontation of witnesses, a judge overseeing the criminal trial of a physician must do an in camera review of confidential documents from the physician's disciplinary trial to see if they showed an inconsistency in a prosecutor witness's statements, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland held July 6.

In 2019, physician Ernesto Torres was convicted and sentenced to one . . .

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