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RANDALL MARTIN, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Hearsay — Excited-utterance exception After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Randall Martin, Jr., appellant, was acquitted of two counts of attempted first-degree murder, and convicted of first-degree arson, malicious burning of personal ...

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KEVIN ADAMS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Stop and frisk This is an appeal from Kevin Adam’s conviction, in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, for possession with the intent to distribute heroin near a school and possession with ...

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JUSTIN DUNCAN HUNT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Robbery and second-degree assault Convicted of robbery and second degree assault following a jury trial, in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Justin Hunt, appellant contends that the evidence was not ...

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IN RE: MUNWELL O.

Juvenile law — Writ of error coram nobis — Significant collateral consequence In 1998, in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, Munwell O., appellant, admitted to being “involved” in the delinquent act of possession ...

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EDWIN COLEMAN, v. MARK S. DEVAN, ET. AL.

Real property — Foreclosure proceedings — Timeliness of notice of appeal Appellant, Edwin C. Coleman, appeals from the orders of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City denying his motions to dismiss foreclosure proceedings and to stay the sale of his ...

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VERNON BIRDELL COIT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Ineffective assistance of counsel — Failure to object to prosecution’s closing Vernon Coit, appellant, was convicted in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County of robbery with a dangerous or deadly weapon. In this post-conviction appeal, appellant presents ...

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RUPERT STAMPS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Conspiracy to commit armed robbery A jury in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County convicted Rupert Stamps, appellant, on four counts of conspiring to commit armed robberies that occurred three months apart ...

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HAROLD BRIAN CLARK v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Discharge of counsel — Court’s failure to take curative action Harold Clark was charged by indictment with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, robbery, and numerous other related offenses in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. In ...

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