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JAMES POLK JACKSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Accomplice liability Appellant, James Polk Jackson (“Jackson”), was indicted in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland, and charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. Following a jury trial, where he was tried along ...

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JIMMY AGUERO v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — “Me too” Appellant was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County of sexual abuse of a minor, sexual offense in the second degree, and six counts of sexual abuse in ...

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UNITED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH v. J.D.S. o.b.o C.N.M.

Administrative law — Maryland Insurance Administration — Substantial evidence The appellant, United Behavioral Health (“United”), asks this Court to reverse an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County that itself reversed a decision of the Maryland Insurance Administration (“MIA”). ...

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VALERIE ROVIN v. STATE OF MARYLAND, ET AL

Torts — Gross negligence — Need for discovery In the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, summary judgment was granted in favor of appellees, various State and County officials,1 against appellant, Valerie Rovin, on her complaint for claims for false arrest, ...

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ELIZARDO ROSARIO-OVALLES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Uncharged allegations Appellant, Elizardo Rosario-Ovalles (“Rosario-Ovalles”), seeks reversal of his convictions by a jury in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County for sexual abuse of a minor, second-degree sex offense, and two counts of ...

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IN RE: K.G.

Juvenile law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Rogue and vagabond Appellant, K.G., was charged as a juvenile in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City with conduct that, if committed by an adult, would constitute motor vehicle theft, unauthorized use ...

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CITY OF ANNAPOLIS, et al. v. CARLA CLEMENS

Torts –False imprisonment — Sufficiency of service On August 20, 2013, appellant Corporal Andrew Ascione of the Annapolis Police Department took Carla Clemens to the Anne Arundel Medical Center (“AAMC”) for an involuntary mental health evaluation. Nearly three years later, ...

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