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Idowu Dada Akinbolusere v. State of Maryland

I. Did the trial court err in refusing to either grant a continuance so that an elderly infirm alibi witness could appear or permit the witness to appear remotely via two-way video conferencing? II. Did the trial court err in permitting the State to elicit an in-court identification of both appellants on re-direct examination when in-court identification was not raised on direct examination and was outside the scope of cross examination? III. Was the evidence sufficient to convict [a]ppellant Idowu of counts 1, 5 and 9 and [a]ppellant Mary of Count 9?

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Bolajoko Mary Akinbolusere v. State of Maryland

I. Did the trial court err in refusing to either grant a continuance so that an elderly infirm alibi witness could appear or permit the witness to appear remotely via two-way video conferencing? II. Did the trial court err in permitting the State to elicit an in-court identification of both appellants on re-direct examination when in-court identification was not raised on direct examination and was outside the scope of cross examination? III. Was the evidence sufficient to convict [a]ppellant Idowu of counts 1, 5 and 9 and [a]ppellant Mary of Count 9?

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John Melvin Honesty-Bey v. State of Maryland

1. Was it an abuse of discretion to exclude a defense character witness who had heard fact witnesses testify, and to advise the accused that, even if there were no sequestration violation, the character witness’s testimony would be restricted to “reputation”? 2. On jury voir dire, was it error to fail to ask the mandatory Defense-Witness and State-Witness questions?

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Langley Eugene Willis v. State of Maryland

1. Must the convictions in this case be reversed because the trial court failed to “determine[] and announce[] on the record” that appellant’s waiver of his right to a jury trial was made knowingly and voluntarily, as required by Maryland Rule 4-246 (b)? 2. Is the evidence sufficient to sustain appellant’s convictions for resisting arrest, second degree escape, and possession of equipment used to produce controlled dangerous substances?

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University of Maryland Medical System Corporation v. Roshell Blue

I. Whether the trial court erred in admitting a medical bill as substantive evidence. II. Whether the trial court erred in granting appellee’s motion to substitute her witness. III. Whether the trial court erred in allowing Kenneth Lippman, M.D. to offer expert testimony as to permanency. IV. Whether appellee’s missing witness argument at closing was unduly prejudicial.

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