In Mullaney v. Wilbur, the Supreme Court held the common law presumption of murder operating in homicide cases to be unconstitutional as a denial of due process. This article focuses on the seminal Maryland case under Mullaney and surveys the effects of this and other Maryland decisions involving the presumption of murder.
Howard, Kathleen M.
"Notes and Comments: State v. Evans — A Frontal Attack on the Common Law of Murder,"
University of Baltimore Law Review: Vol. 6
, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/ublr/vol6/iss1/6