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TORELL LITAY LITTLE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Forensic lab report Torrell Litay Little was convicted in the Circuit Court for Caroline County of offenses relating to a home burglary. He argues on appeal that the circuit court erred in ...

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EMMANUEL ILIONELE OKOJIE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Ineffective assistance of counsel — Sexual offense A jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City found the appellant, Emmanuel Okojie (“Okojie”), guilty of one count of fourth-degree sexual offense, and one count of second-degree assault. ...

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ERWIN A. BURTNICK v. PAUL N. WEINBLATT, et al.

Torts — Trespass — Neighbor The instant appeal arises following an action initiated in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County by appellant, Erwin Burtnick (“Burtnick”), against appellees, Paul Weinblatt (“Weinblatt”) and John Armacost (“Armacost”). Burtnick and Weinblatt are residents of ...

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LEE MESTRE v. ALBERT BRANSON, ET AL.

Real property — Trustee — Reimbursement This case is before us on appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court of Montgomery County denying appellant Lee Mestre’s petition for reimbursement of costs and attorney’s fees she purportedly incurred as trustee ...

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. JEROME FLEMING

Criminal procedure — Ineffective assistance of counsel — Appellate counsel Jerome Fleming alleges that he received constitutionally ineffective assistance of counsel both in his 2001 trial and in his 2002 direct appeal. In a 2017 postconviction proceeding, the Circuit Court ...

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ANTOINE SHELDON DAVIS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Search of apartment A jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Harford County convicted Antoine Sheldon Davis, appellant, of first-degree assault and conspiracy to commit first-degree assault. Appellant raises two questions on ...

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ANTHONY JEFFRIES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Conspiracy to rob A jury, in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, convicted Anthony Jeffries, appellant, of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. The court sentenced Jeffries to a total term of ...

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FRANCISCO FERNANDO FIGUEROA v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Rape Shield Law — Cross-examination by defense A jury in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County convicted Francisco Fernando Figueroa, the appellant, of sexually abusing K. … The appellant challenges these convictions, presenting the following three questions: ...

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