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GREGORY LEON WILEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Writ of actual innocence — Comparative bullet-lead analysis Appellant Gregory Leon Wiley was convicted of the murder of Cornell Antonio Yarbour in 1997. The prosecution’s theory was that Mr. Yarbour was killed because he had stolen from ...

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IN RE: A.C.

Juvenile law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Armed carjacking A.C., appellant, was charged in a fourteen-count juvenile petition, filed in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, sitting as the juvenile court, with attempted armed carjacking and various related offenses. ...

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AVA WYLER v. KATHLEEN TULLY

Torts — Medical malpractice — Standard of care This is an appeal from the dismissal of a medical malpractice action in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. Ava Wyler, as personal representative of the estate of Annette Samuels, filed a ...

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RICHARD O’BRIEN PRESTON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Pretrial detention credit Richard O’Brien Preston pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit robbery in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. He was sentenced to life imprisonment for the first-degree murder count ...

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PATRICIA PIERRE v. EDWARD COHN, et. al.

Real property — Foreclosure — Exceptions to sale On January 31, 2018, Appellees Edward S. Cohn, Stephen N. Goldberg, Richard E. Solomon, Richard J. Rogers, Michael McKeefery, and Christianna Kersey, Substitute Trustees filed a foreclosure action in the Circuit Court ...

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EDDIE TARVER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Conspiracy to commit first-degree murder In 2016, Eddie Tarver was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, and other related charges. Tarver appealed his convictions to this ...

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CARLINTON JOHN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure –Right to counsel — Postponement to hire private counsel On June 27, 2018, Carlinton John, appellant, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County of second degree rape and second degree assault. The ...

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