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SEAN T. TURKOT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Defense of others On January 4, 2015, Edward Hayden was reported missing. After Sean Turkot confessed that he and a friend killed Hayden, the authorities found his body in the Susquehanna River north of ...

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CLINTON CORDELL v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — First-degree assault A jury in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County convicted Clinton Cordell, the appellant, of first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and false imprisonment of his former girlfriend. The court sentenced the ...

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KIRK ALBERTSON v. EDWARD SCHERL

Torts — Malicious prosecution — Probable cause to support charges Appellant, Kirk Albertson, filed a complaint in the Circuit Court for Talbot County, Maryland, alleging four counts of malicious prosecution against appellee, Edward Scherl, in relation to criminal charges against ...

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ANTWINE DWAYNE SNOWDEN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — First-degree murder Appellant, Antwine Dwayne Snowden, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Frederick County of first degree murder. The court sentenced him to life imprisonment. On appeal, appellant ...

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RINA CALVO v. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

Worker’s compensation — Scope of employment — Goings and comings rule This appeal arises out of a worker’s compensation action. Appellant, Rina Calvo, is employed as a bus driver by appellee, Montgomery County, Maryland (“the County”). Calvo brought a workers’ ...

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WILLIAM AARON TEAT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Intent After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, William Aaron Teat, appellant, was convicted of four counts of second-degree assault and four counts of reckless endangerment. For the second-degree ...

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CHRISTOPHER B. FLEMING v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instructions — Theft of over $1,000 Following a trial in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, a jury convicted appellant, Christopher B. Fleming, of first-degree burglary, theft of property with a value under $1000, fourth-degree burglary, ...

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MONUMENT BANK v. AMERICAN BANK, FSB

Contracts — Material breach — Excuse of performance This case involves a well- and fully documented commercial loan transaction that, like many loans of its vintage, wasn’t repaid as planned; this is the last of three lawsuits it has begotten. ...

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AWA DULLEH v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Multiple conspiracy counts A jury in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County convicted Awa Dulleh, appellant, of two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with ...

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