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Criminal Law

VERNON ALLEN COLLINS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Writ of coram nobis — Laches Vernon Allen Collins was convicted in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County of assault with intent to murder and sentenced to five years’ imprisonment. Mr. Collins did not appeal. Almost ...

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JANET LYNN CABEZAS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Restitution Janet Cabezas, appellant, pled guilty in the Circuit Court for Charles County to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 30 years of imprisonment, all but five years suspended, to be followed by five ...

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SAHAR BEGUM ALI v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Ineffective assistance of counsel — Failure to object to detective’s expert testimony After Sahar Begum Ali’s psychologist terminated their therapeutic relationship, Ms. Ali repeatedly threatened and harassed her, sending her numerous text messages, hacking into her private ...

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MICHAEL K. COOPER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Writ of error coram nobis — Knowing and voluntary plea In 2000, Michael Cooper, appellant, was convicted of second degree assault, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, following the entry of a not guilty plea upon ...

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JASON KYLE TIBBS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Out-of-court identification Jason Kyle Tibbs, (“Appellant”), was charged in a fifteen-count criminal information in the Circuit Court for Dorchester County, Maryland, for the attempted armed robbery and assault of Phillip Brooks, James ...

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MALIK R. McCAULEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence – Attempted third degree sexual assault Malik R. McCauley was convicted of attempted third degree sex offense in the Circuit Court for Cecil County. Appellant appeals his conviction and presents two issues, which ...

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CLEVELAND JONES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure  — Discharge of counsel — Failure of court to ask why Following a jury trial, in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Cleveland Jones, appellant, was convicted of theft and sentenced to a term of ten years’ ...

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