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GLEN K. DOTY v. OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF MARYLAND

Administrative law — Employment termination — State Personnel and Pensions Article The State Personnel and Pensions (“SPP”) Article establishes a detailed process by which non-temporary state employees in Maryland’s Executive Branch may be disciplined for misconduct. This process includes several ...

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BY GRACE, INC, ET AL. v. DARRYL BRAXTON, ET AL

Contracts — Breach — Non-competition agreement Appellants are two substance abuse rehabilitation centers — By Grace, Inc. (“By Grace”) and I’m Still Standing By Grace, Inc. (“Still Standing”) — and Pamela Dukes, the chief executive officer of both entities. They ...

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RICHARD L. GADSDEN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Sentence modification — Substance abuse treatment In 2009, Richard L. Gadsden, appellant, entered a plea of guilty to first-degree rape in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. The court sentenced him to life imprisonment, with all but ...

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ANTONIO GORHAM v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Enhanced sentence A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Antonio Gorham, appellant, of robbery and first-degree assault. At a sentencing hearing held on August 26, 2014, the court sentenced him to ...

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JIVON BROWN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Merger of voluntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment Jivon Brown, appellant, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of voluntary manslaughter of Darryl Owens and reckless endangerment of C.B. Brown ...

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JAMES DAVIS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Law of the case In 2003, a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County found appellant, James Davis, guilty of the first-degree assault of Adolf Cloud, robbery with a dangerous weapon of Adolf ...

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SHELDON DUKE WHITE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Sentencing guidelines By indictments filed in the Circuit Court for Frederick County, Sheldon Duke White, appellant, was charged with 29 counts involving CDS and firearms. On June 4, 2019, he appeared in court with ...

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