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Author Archives: Unreported Opinions

LINKIT, LLC v. THE MIDTOWN GROUP PERSONNEL, INC. (access required)

Contracts — Jury instruction — Benefit-of-the-bargain damages LinkIT, LLC (“LinkIT”) appeals from an adverse jury verdict and a denial of a motion for new trial regarding its claim for fraudulent misrepresentation against The Midtown Group, Inc. (“Midtown”). Prior to the ...

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LORENZO KEVIN TERRY, v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Double jeopardy — Mistrial due to state’s mistake Following a mistrial and just prior to jury selection in his second trial, Lorenzo Kevin Terry (“Mr. Terry”) filed a motion to dismiss his criminal case on double jeopardy ...

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ALVIN FAULKNER v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Error coram nobis — Right to counsel In 2018, Alvin Faulkner, appellant, appeared with counsel in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County and pleaded guilty to escape. The court sentenced him to time served. In its ...

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JOSEPH E. FLETCHER v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Assault and malicious destruction of property Following a bench trial in the Circuit Court for Howard County, Joseph E. Fletcher, appellant, was convicted of second-degree assault and malicious destruction of property. He raises ...

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TIMOTHY ROBERT MEADOWS v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Tired prospective jurors Appellant Timothy Robert Meadows was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County of armed carjacking, attempted armed carjacking, kidnapping, and two counts of first-degree assault. Appellant presents ...

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HAROLD SMITH v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Unredacted driving record In the Circuit for Washington County, Harold Smith, the appellant, was convicted in a bench trial of driving while under the influence of alcohol (“DUI”) and related traffic offenses. ...

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TIQUAN DINKINS v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Other crimes A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Tiquan Dinkins, appellant, of wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun. The court sentenced him to a term of three years ...

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