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ALLAN JACKSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Surveillance videos Appellant, Allan Jackson, was found guilty by a jury, sitting in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, of assault in the first degree and of theft of at least $1,000. ...

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KEVIN TUSING v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury sheet — Legally inconsistent verdict A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted appellant, Kevin Tusing, of first-degree assault, second-degree assault, three counts of reckless endangerment, and three counts of carrying a dangerous weapon ...

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. EUGENE LATTISAW

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Search of person On December 1, 2016, appellee Eugene Lattisaw was indicted in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County on narcotics charges. At a pretrial hearing on April 28, 2017, the ...

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FLOYD LAW, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Waiver of jury trial — Knowing and voluntary Tried in the Circuit Court for Dorchester County, appellant, Floyd Law, Jr., was convicted of attempting to elude uniformed police officers by fleeing on foot.1 The trial court sentenced ...

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JASON ADAM FALLIN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Rebuttal argument by state — Arguing facts not in evidence Appellant, Jason Fallin, was charged in the Circuit Court for Charles County with one count of continuing course of conduct against a child, two counts each of ...

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LIONEL FREDERICK v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Extortion by government employee By indictment filed on June 17, 2016, in the Circuit Court for Somerset County, the State of Maryland charged appellant, Lionel Frederick, II, with: Count 1: Theft of ...

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ROBEL HAILESELASSIE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Self-defense and hot-blooded response In August 2016, a jury in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County convicted Robel Haileselassie, appellant, of first-degree assault. The court sentenced appellant to a term of twenty years’ imprisonment, ...

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IN RE: U.R.

Juvenile law — Confrontation clause — Probation violation At a June 28, 2016 adjudicatory hearing, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, found 13-year-old U.R., appellant, involved in what would constitute the crimes of second-degree ...

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