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Luqman Law Secures a Not Guilty Finding After a Jury Trial in Felony Criminal Case

Posted by Devin S. LuqmanJan 23, 20240 Comments

At Luqman Law, we believe in the fundamental principle of justice: that every individual is entitled to a fair trial and a robust defense. It is with great pride and a sense of profound responsibility that we announce our recent victory in a complex and challenging case in the Frederick County Circuit Court from January 16th to January 17th, 2024.

Our client faced multiple serious charges, including first-degree assault, illegal possession of ammunition, and reckless endangerment, among others. The stakes were high, with the potential for significant, life-altering consequences.

The crux of the prosecution's case rested on the identification of our client from a security video by a police officer. We firmly believed that this evidence was insufficient for a conviction, a stance we rigorously defended in court. Our approach was meticulous and multifaceted, encompassing a thorough analysis of the video evidence and the standards required for reliable identification.

Our defense strategy was built on the bedrock of legal principles and a deep understanding of the intricacies of criminal law. We challenged the prosecution's evidence on grounds of reliability and sufficiency, arguing that identification based solely on a security video, without corroborating evidence, does not meet the threshold for a criminal conviction.

The jury, after careful deliberation, agreed with our position and returned a not-guilty verdict on all counts. This decision not only affirmed our client's innocence but also reinforced the importance of rigorous, evidence-based legal processes in our justice system.

This case stands as a testament to our unwavering dedication to our clients and the legal profession. At Luqman Law, we are not just attorneys; we are guardians of justice, committed to upholding the rights of the individuals we represent. We believe that this victory is not just ours but a win for the legal system's integrity and every citizen's right to a fair trial.

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