Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James S. Morrow, Jr., and Francis X. Gallagher, with whom were Thomas J. Kenney and Terrence E. Burke on the brief, for the appellant.
Ambrose T. Hartman, Assistant Attorney General, with whom were Edward D.E. Rollins, Attorney General, Anselm Sodaro, State's Attorney for Baltimore City, and William H. Maynard, Deputy State's Attorney, on the brief, for the appellee.
The cause was argued before BRUNE, C.J., and DELAPLAINE, COLLINS and HENDERSON, JJ.
Court of Appeals of Maryland.
DELAPLAINE, J., delivered the opinion of the Court.
This is the second appeal taken by Sylvester W. Madison, who was convicted of the murder of Zelig Gerstein, a Baltimore grocer, and sentenced to death.
Gerstein was killed by a bullet fired from a revolver in his grocery store at 417 North Fremont Avenue on the morning of April 28, 1951. That night appellant was arrested and charged with the crime. On May 7, 1951, he was arraigned before the Criminal Court...
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