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STEVEN ANTHONY POWELL v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Civil litigation — Inmate’s petition for mental-health evaluation — Appeal not permitted by law

Steven Anthony Powell, an inmate, filed this appeal from the denial, by the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, of his petition seeking an evaluation by the Department of Mental Health and Hygiene (the Department) to determine whether he is in need of treatment for drug or alcohol abuse. The State, in response, filed a motion to dismiss the appeal as not permitted by law.

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