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ROBERT LEE BERRY v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Law of the case Following a 1993 trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, a jury found Robert Lee Berry, appellant, guilty of first-degree felony murder, use of a handgun in the commission ...

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SCOTT A. WEBBER v. COMPTROLLER OF MARYLAND (access required)

Tax law — Petition for judicial review — Timeliness On March 13, 2019, the Maryland Tax Court issued a written decision affirming the Comptroller’s assessments of taxes and interest against Scott Webber for his 2013 and 2014 tax returns. On ...

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PRESTON SEAN GREEN v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Handgun possession Following a bench trial in 2007, Preston Sean Green, appellant, was convicted of possession of a firearm by a person with a prior felony drug conviction; wearing, carrying, or transporting a ...

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JASON TERANCE RICHARDS v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Error coram nobis — Ineligible while incarcerated Following a 2005 trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, a jury found Jason Terance Richards, appellant, guilty of first-degree murder, two counts of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, ...

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SHAHID TURNER-BEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Law of the case Shadid Turner-Bey, appellant, appeals an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, entered on January 27, 2021, denying his motion to correct the commitment record. Read the opinion

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EDGAR HARRISON, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Motion to modify sentence — Five year time limit In February 2021, Edgar Harrison, Jr., representing himself, filed a pleading he titled “Petition to Modify or Reduce Sentence Pursuant to Senate Bill 591 Under Md. Rule 4-345(e) ...

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SDS TITLE, LLC, et al. v. DARLENE ARNOLD, et al (access required)

Torts — Negligence — Duty of care Steven D. Soto and SDS Title, LLC (“SDS Title”), appellants, filed a complaint in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, alleging various torts against appellees, the Maryland Insurance Administration (“MIA”) and its employee, ...

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DION DIXON v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Statement to police A jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City found appellant, Dion Dixon, guilty of second-degree murder and wearing or carrying a dangerous weapon with the intent to ...

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