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PAUL BETTS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Surveillance videos Appellant Paul Betts was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of attempted first degree murder; use of a firearm in the commission of a crime ...

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ANTONIO CLAYTON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Probation violation In 2016, Antonio Clayton pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and was sentenced by the Circuit Court for Baltimore City to ten years’ imprisonment, with all but time served suspended, and placed on ...

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. YAW POKU PODIEH

Criminal procedure — Ineffective assistance of counsel — Conflict of interest This case is before us on appeal from an order of the circuit court granting in part and denying in part the petition for post-conviction relief filed by Yaw ...

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KANEILUS HULL v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion for new trial — Newly discovered evidence Kaneilus Hull, appellant, was tried before a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City on charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and use of a handgun ...

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CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES TRUST, et al. v. HOWARD COUNTY, MARYLAND

Administrative law — Standing — Taxpayer standing Appellants/cross-appellees, Corporate Office Properties Trust, Merritt Properties, LLC, St. John Properties, Inc., and Greenebaum Enterprises, Inc. (collectively, “Developers”), challenge the appellee/cross-appellant’s, Howard County (the “County”), use of Tax Increment Financing (“TIF”) for the ...

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CHARLES MCEACHIN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Accomplice Charles McEachin, appellant, was convicted by a jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of three handgun offenses: carrying a handgun on his person, transporting a handgun in a vehicle, and ...

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JERMAINE DOGGETT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Rule of provocation This appeal arises out of the five-day joint trial of Jermaine Doggett (“Appellant”), and his co-defendant, Randy Case, before a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Doggett was on ...

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RANDY CASE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Photo array Appellant, Randy Case, and his co-defendant, Jermaine Doggett, were tried together before a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City for the stabbing death of Darrell Webb. Surveillance cameras ...

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