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TAMEKIA MARTIN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Involuntary manslaughter and first-degree child abuse In 2008, D.M., child of Tamekia Martin, appellant, suffered serious injuries while in appellant’s care. Appellant was thereafter charged, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, with ...

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DARYL GREEN v. DIANE S. ROSENBERG, et al

Real property — Foreclosure — Motion to alter or amend judgment In this appeal from a foreclosure action in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Daryl Green, appellant, challenges the denial of his (1) motion to alter or amend ...

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BRANDON BURTON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Video testimony Brandon Burton was convicted in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of home invasion, burglary, kidnapping, robbery, possession of a handgun, and conspiracy. On appeal, Mr. Burton argues that the ...

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TYLER ALEXANDER PARISE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Plain view exception This case asks whether 64 new and individually-boxed golf gloves, found inside a duffel bag, in the home of a suspected thief, could immediately appear incriminating to a police ...

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ALEX CRUZ-MENDOZA v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — State’s discovery disclosure — Timeliness A jury for the Circuit Court for Montgomery County convicted appellant, Alex Cruz-Mendoza, of second-degree arson, malicious burning with intent to defraud, conspiracy to commit second-degree arson, and making a false statement. ...

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BRUCE WAYNE CARLISLE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Other bad acts Bruce Carlisle was charged, in the Circuit Court for Caroline County, with multiple sexual offenses. After Mr. Carlisle waived his right to a jury trial and pleaded not guilty ...

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DEMETRIUS DONTA THOMPSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — First degree murder Following trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, a jury found Demetrius Donta Thompson, appellant, guilty of attempted first-degree murder, wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun, unlawful possession ...

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ROBERT COOMBS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Hearsay — Failure to lodge timely objection Following trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, a jury found Robert Coombs, appellant, guilty of second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. The court sentenced appellant to eight years’ imprisonment ...

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