Post Conviction 101: The Basics

Post-conviction in Maryland: What it is and what it isn’t.

The Guilty Plea Problem

Someone who pleads guilty must satisfy a different standard than someone who went to trial. 

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Erica Suter is the Director of the Innocence Project Clinic at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Learn more about her perspective on cases, convictions, and post-sentencing criminal practice.

AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

Erica’s experience focuses on post-sentencing criminal practice, including:

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POST-CONVICTION PETITIONS

MOTIONS TO RE-OPEN

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF ACTUAL INNOCENCE

MOTIONS TO CORRECT ILLEGAL SENTENCE

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ABOUT ERICA J. SUTER

Since 2008, Erica J. Suter has been handling post-convictions and appeals throughout the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia. She is currently the Director of the Innocence Project Clinic at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Erica provides zealous, client-focused legal representation and prides herself on her dedication to her clients and our unyielding work ethic. With many clients facing life sentences, she knows the stakes could not be higher. Erica brings to bear experience, skills, and creativity to every case as if it is her only case.

ERICA J. SUTER

Erica J. Suter is the Director of the Innocence Project Clinic at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

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  • CLIENTS WITH LIFE SENTENCES MODIFIED OR VACATED: 10
  • YEARS OF PRISON SENTENCES REDUCED OR VACATED: 224
  • YEARS IN PRACTICE: 18