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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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TAEVON BAILEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Abandoned gun A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Taevon Bailey, appellant, of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, wearing/carrying a handgun, and possession of ammunition by ...

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DELANTE TERRANCE RICHARDSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Request for in-court identification — Multiple tattoos Delante Terrance Richardson, appellant, was convicted by a jury, in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, of robbery, second-degree assault, conspiracy to commit robbery, and theft of property valued ...

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LEWIS DESMOND JAMES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Question on criminal history A jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted appellant Lewis Desmond James of first-degree assault and carrying a concealed knife. The jury acquitted James of attempted second-degree ...

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