October 14th, 2020
Mr. Jezic's client, charged with First Degree Murder
in Prince George's County, was released on bond last week.
Mr. Jezic had made repeated Motions to the Court , following the initial denial of bond in Circuit Court, after a two-hour hearing.
The client is now at home with his mother getting the urgent health care he needs.
The prosecution is not letting up on the case. This will be a two-week murder trial, and Mr. Jezic expects a Not Guilty.Continue Reading
July 9th, 2014
On July 3, 2014, criminal defense lawyer Rand Lucey
, convinced a Prince George's Circuit Court judge to dismiss all charges in his client's robbery case. Despite the State being prepared to go forward on that day, Mr. Lucey successfully argued that previous delays, caused by the State's witnesses, violated his client's constitutional right to a speedy trial. Such a result is particularly rare given that the case was still less than one year old.Continue Reading
April 21st, 2014
Prince George’s County Assault lawyer obtained a judgment of acquittal for a client that was originally charged with arson and first degree assault by her husband and had been incarcerated for 27 days. Defense attorney also appealed a protective order that a Prince George’s County District Court Judge had granted while the Jezic & Moyse client was incarcerated. On appeal of the protective order, defense lawyer convinced a Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge to throw out the entire order from district court. The defense subpoenaed jail records that showed his client’s husband, who had charged his client with arson and first degree assault, had visited her in jail even after the husband had asked a district court judge to order no contact. The Circuit Court judge found that, based on Defense's cross examination, it was unbelievable that client’s husband would sit there calmly while, as he alleged, the Jezic & Moyse client was attacking him everywhere he went.Continue Reading
February 5th, 2014
After a four-day jury trial and seven hours of deliberations, a Prince George's County jury acquitted Mr. Jezic's client of all counts regarding a series of sex offenses. Mr. Jezic's four-hour cross examination of the victim proved to be vital.
Attorney Raquel Smith handled many of the defense witnesses during the aggressive defense presentation. In all, the defense called over 12 witnesses, attesting to the defendant's stellar character. Despite some very damaging evidence against Mr. Jezic's 46 year-old client, the jury found him not guilty on all counts.Continue Reading
October 10th, 2013
Sinclair v. State.
The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland recently held that the limited, immediate search of an arrestee’s cell phone, pursuant to a lawful arrest, did not violate his Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures. The Appellant was convicted in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County of various charges stemming from a carjacking in Temple Hills, Maryland. The record reveals that minutes after the Appellant’s lawful arrest, the on-duty officer conducted a limited search of the cell phone found on his person. During the Appellant’s Circuit Court trial, defense counsel moved, in limine, to suppress the evidence seized from his phone. The Circuit Court for Prince George’s County denied this motion, concluding that the search was valid incident to a lawful arrest.
On appeal, the Maryland Court struck down the Appellant’s claims, citing to a decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland balanced the Fourth Amendment rights of suspects against the need of law enforcement to preserve evidence when faced with nuances presented by modern technology. Here, the ...Continue Reading