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MICHAEL DEANDRE FORD v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Second-degree depraved heart murder A jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted appellant, Michael Deandre Ford, of second-degree murder of Detective Jacai Colson, eleven counts of firstdegree assault, eleven counts of ...

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JOSEPH LEE TURNER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Possession of firearm Appellant was convicted, in the Circuit Court for Harford County, of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and illegal possession of a regulated firearm. On April 17, ...

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JAMES LAMONT PARKER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Hearsay — Prior consistent statement A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted James Parker, appellant, of second degree burglary, fourth degree burglary, malicious destruction of property valued under $1,000, and attempted theft of property ...

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ERNEST MAXEY v. LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION

Civil litigation — Motion for summary judgment — Timeliness of response This is an employment-related dispute. Appellant, Ernest Maxey, filed a complaint in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County alleging that his former employer, Lockheed Martin Corporation (“Lockheed Martin”), ...

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SHELDON LENARD WILLIAMS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Cocaine possession Following a bench trial in the Circuit Court for Howard County, Sheldon Lenard Williams, appellant, was convicted of possession of and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. The court merged, ...

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OTAGWYN KAMBON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Cross-examination — Victim’s past Otagwyn Sengbe Kambon was charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment after his former girlfriend, Katia Butler, accused him of beating her. During Kambon’s trial, the State moved to block the ...

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