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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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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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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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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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JOHN HILL v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Right to speedy trial — Hicks rule In this appeal, stemming from convictions on nine charges related to the rape of two teenagers in 1982, Appellant John Hill raises three issues for our review. Hill argues that ...

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FREDERICK VAUGHN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Bail-review hearings — Mootness After arriving at the scene of a reported fist fight involving five to six males, armed with wooden boards, police arrested Frederick Vaughn, appellant, for, among other offenses, possession of a handgun by ...

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FRANK JOSEPH DAVIS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury selection — Batson challenge On the morning of 17 March 2015, Douglas Law, a meter foreman for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (“SMECO”), visited the Waldorf, Maryland, home of Frank Joseph Davis with the intention to replace ...

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YAHSIM VAUGHN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Attempted second-degree murder A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Yahsim Vaughn, appellant, of attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, and other related offenses. ...

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PHILIP DANIEL THOMAS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Statements to police A jury in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County convicted Philip Thomas, appellant, of kidnapping, second-degree assault, false imprisonment, driving under the influence, and driving while impaired. Appellant was ...

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