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JAMES HOUCK v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Plea agreement — Appealing the unappealable

On August 24, 2011, James Houck, appellant, pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County to first-degree sexual offense. On November 20, 2013, the court sentenced him to life imprisonment. As part of his guilty plea agreement, appellant agreed
to waive his right to file both a motion for modification or reduction of sentence, and an application for review of sentence by a three-judge panel. To say that appellant has filed numerous papers attacking his conviction and sentence in the decade since his guilty plea
would be a massive understatement.

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