Quantcast

Court opinions

DEVIN BARBOUR v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — First-degree murder Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Devin Barbour, appellant, was convicted of first-degree murder, use of a handgun in the commission of a felony, and ...

Read More »

ARTEZ WILLIAMS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Rebuttal argument by state — Vouching for witness A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Artez Williams of several firearms and drug offenses arising from a traffic stop. Mr. Williams contends that the circuit ...

Read More »

TREYVON ALONTA MILLER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Hearsay — Excited utterance exception In January 2017, David Neal, an inmate at the Upper Marlboro County Jail, was attacked and stabbed by fellow inmate Adrian Duncan. Neal’s cell mate, Appellant Treyvon Miller, was convicted of first-degree ...

Read More »

IN RE: D.W.

Juvenile law — Illegal sentence — Restitution D.W., appellant, entered a plea of involved in the delinquent act of second-degree assault. The Circuit Court for Montgomery County, sitting as the juvenile court, found a sufficient factual basis for the plea ...

Read More »

In the Matter of Ronald Meddings

Civil litigation — Guardianship — Less restrictive intervention The Circuit Court for Howard County granted Appellee, the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center’s (“Perkins”) petition for a guardianship of the person for Appellant, Ronald Meddings, a criminal defendant diagnosed with schizophrenia ...

Read More »

NICHOLAS KYLE HOFFMAN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Attempted murder Nicholas Hoffman, appellant, was convicted at a bench trial in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County of attempted first- and second-degree murder, and first- and seconddegree assault. After merging ...

Read More »