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THURMAN SPENCER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Merger of armed robbery and use of gun Thurman Spencer, appellant, appeals the denial, by the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, of his motion to correct illegal sentence. For the reasons that follow, we ...

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FABIEN LARONDE v. TONY R. LOPEZ

Torts — Assault — Intent to frighten The “intent-to-frighten” type of common law assault requires that the defendant intend to place the victim in reasonable apprehension of imminent, harmful contact. The issue before us is how imminent must the impending ...

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JEANNE M. ELLIS v. SAMIRA JONES

Estates and trusts — Real property — Lis pendens On November 17, 2017, Samira Jones (“Appellee”) filed a Notice of Lis Pendens in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County against Jeanne Ellis (“Appellant”) individually and the Estate of John ...

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BJORN EGELI v. PETER LUBIN

Torts — Motor torts — Directed verdict In this appeal from a civil action tried by a jury in the Circuit Court for Talbot County, Bjorn Egeli, appellant, challenges the trial court’s denial of a motion for directed verdict. For ...

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SUSIE TUCKER v. JACOB LEE, ET AL.

Torts — Slip and fall — Medical records In this appeal from a civil action in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Susie Tucker, appellant, challenges the court’s award of summary judgment to Jacob Lee and Mid Atlantic Seafood, ...

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JAMAR LEE HOLMES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Attempted murder Appellant Jamar Lee Holmes was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Harford County of attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, firstdegree assault, and second-degree assault. Appellant presents ...

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