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DERIUS DUNCAN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Second-degree murder Prior to the events that are the focus of this case, Derius Duncan, appellant, had been convicted of another offense for which he received a suspended sentence subject to a ...

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TRAVIS DAMON BURROUGHS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — DNA This is a consolidated appeal from the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Appellants, Travis Burroughs and Keith Hayes, challenge their convictions for sexually assaulting two minors, J.P. and T.W. Burroughs and ...

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KEITH D. HAYES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — DNA This is a consolidated appeal from the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Appellants, Travis Burroughs and Keith Hayes, challenge their convictions for sexually assaulting two minors, J.P. and T.W. Burroughs and ...

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MELVIN A. JACOME v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Transferred intent Melvin Jacome killed X.Y. as part of a botched robbery when both boys were 15 years old. A jury in the Circuit Court for Howard County found Mr. Jacome guilty of first-degree ...

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ANTHONY BROWN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Gun and drug possession A jury empaneled in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted appellant, Anthony Brown, of conspiracy to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, possession of heroin, possession with intent ...

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RYAN BROWN v. MARCUS TAYLOR, ET AL.

Torts — Unlawful arrest — Dispute of material fact Ryan Brown was arrested in Baltimore City for possession of a handgun and related charges. All criminal charges against Brown were later dismissed. Brown then filed a tort action in the ...

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