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OTIS THOMAS WOOD, III, v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Newly discovered evidence — Post-trial interview with victim Otis Wood was charged and convicted in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County of first-degree assault, one count of second-degree assault, unauthorized removal of property, and theft—charges that ...

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND v. TIMOTHY O. JACKSON

Worker’s compensation — Expert opinion — Causation Montgomery County challenges a 2016 decision by the Workers’ Compensation Commission to authorize medical treatment for Timothy O. Jackson, following a 2011 workplace injury for which Jackson was previously awarded permanent partial disability. ...

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ROY DAVISON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Compound question Convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Somerset County of attempted armed robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony or crime of violence, and related offenses, ...

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REGINALD BELLAMY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Writ of actual innocence — Original search warrant Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Reginald Bellamy, appellant, was convicted of first-degree rape, first-degree sex offense, attempted first-degree sex offense, second-degree assault, and ...

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ROBERT DAVIS, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Search of person Robert Davis, Jr., appellant, was convicted of possession of a firearm after having been convicted of a disqualifying crime following a not guilty plea upon an agreed statement of ...

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SAUL ELBAUM v. GOOGLE, INC.

Civil litigation — Terms of service — Forum selection clause In February 2019, Saul Elbaum, appellant, filed a complaint in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, contending that Google, Inc. (“Google”), appellee, committed “deception boarding on fraud” and breached its ...

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KEITH SHAUNTE SIDNEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Traffic stop This appeal stems from the Circuit Court for Worcester County’s denial of Keith Sidney’s motion to suppress evidence recovered during a traffic stop. In this case, there is no dispute ...

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WILLIAM MASON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Closing argument by state — Harmless error Appellant William Mason was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of ...

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