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FRANKLIN AJANG ENANG v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Error coram nobis — Knowing and voluntary plea In 2010, appellant Franklin Enang (“Enang”) pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute marijuana. Now facing deportation as a result of the conviction, Enang seeks coram nobis relief on the ...

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JAMES FINNEYFROCK v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Reasonable doubt In 1995, a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County convicted James Finneyfrock, appellant, of the first-degree murder of his parents, and the court thereafter imposed two concurrent sentences of life ...

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CHRISTOPHER JONES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Lack of search warrant Appellant, Christopher Jones, was convicted in 2017 by a jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County of carrying a handgun, using a handgun in the commission ...

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EDWARD ALLEN HARRIS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Prosecution witness — Competency On March 22, 2009, James Faulcon, the victim, was shot and killed while sitting in his car. After a subsequent investigation, Edward Allen Harris, appellant, was indicted for first degree murder and other ...

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DANIEL IAN FIELDS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Error coram nobis — Ineffective assistance of counsel This appeal arises from the denial of a petition for a writ of error coram nobis filed in the Circuit Court for Cecil County by appellant, Daniel Fields. In ...

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MICHAEL SCOTT v. GLEN IVES

Real property — Plugged drain pipe —  Relevance of testimony Appellant (Plaintiff below), Michael Scott, challenges essentially the testimony of Appellee (Defendant below), Glenn Ives, who testified during the defense case-in-chief regarding his on-the-eve of trial discovery of an obstruction ...

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