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RICHARD CHILES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Sentence modification — Justice Reinvestment Act On February 1, 2016, Richard Chiles, appellant, pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County to possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute. The court sentenced him, as a ...

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SHAWN LEE BROWN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Sentence modification — Justice Reinvestment Act On October 22, 2013, Shawn Lee Brown, appellant, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine, in the Circuit Court ...

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EDWARD J. BROWN v. ROGER R. MUNN, JR.

Civil litigation — Attorney’s fees — Computation This case returns following a remand to the Circuit Court for Howard County to determine the amount of a monetary sanctions award against Roger R. Munn, Jr. and Law Offices of Roger R. ...

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LADISLAV CONKA v. RANGER SECURITY SERVICES, INC., ET AL.,

Civil litigation — Attorney’s fees — Maryland Wage and Hour Law On June 20, 2016, Ladislav Conka (hereinafter “Appellant”) filed an action against Ranger Security Services, Inc. and Patrick George Freeman for unpaid overtime wages, statutory liquidated damages, and attorneys’ ...

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HENRY M. OSOWIECKI v. ROBERT E. FRAZIER, et al.

Real property — Foreclosure proceeding — Adequacy of notice Henry M. Osowiecki, appellant, appeals from an order issued by the Circuit Court for Wicomico County ratifying and confirming the auditor’s report that was filed following the foreclosure sale of his ...

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BYRON M. SMILEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Sentence modification — Justice Reinvestment Act On March 21, 2016, Byron M. Smiley, appellant, pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. The court sentenced him, ...

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EDGAR LORENZO SAYLES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Sentence modification — Justice Reinvestment Act On March 22, 2012, Edgar Lorenzo Sayles, appellant, was found guilty by a jury in the Circuit Court for Washington County of distribution of cocaine and related offenses. The court sentenced ...

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BETTYE CAROL JOHNSON, et al. v. MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF GAITHERSBURG, et al.

Zoning — Permitted use — Gas station On May 1, 2019, appellee/cross-appellant 1788/405/Trojan Investments, LLC c/o 1788 Holdings, LLC (“1788 Holdings”) filed an application for Schematic Development Plan SDP-8174-2019 (the “Plan”) to construct a Wawa convenience store and automobile filling ...

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. PHILIP MASON

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Strong feelings question A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Phillip Mason of second-degree murder and related offenses in 2015. After the trial, the court sentenced Mason to serve a cumulative ...

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HOWARD EDGAR THOMPSON, III v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Closing argument by state — Rhetorical flourish Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, the appellant, Howard Edgar Thompson, III, was convicted of criminally negligent manslaughter and negligent homicide by motor vehicle ...

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