1. Was the evidence sufficient to support appellant’s conviction for possession of a weapon by a person in confinement? 2. Is there ambiguity about which of appellant’s previously imposed sentences serve as the reference for appellant to begin the consecutive sentences imposed in this case?Read More »
Plumbers & Pipefitters National Pension Fund et al. v. Consortium Atlantic Realty Trust, Inc. et al.
This case seeks our determination of the meaning of the terms “prior appraisals” and “fair market value” in the withdrawal provisions of a shareholder agreement (the “Agreement”). CART Inc., a Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”), and a group of pension funds (collectively, the “Funds”) that were seeking an investment vehicle entered into the Agreement in 2006.Read More »
At the jury trial of this civil case in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, each of the three witnesses testified in Chinese. The appellant, Anna Ho (Ms. Ho), the plaintiff below, seeks a new trial because the court required that she elect to testify either in Chinese or in English.Read More »
Michael Banks worked at the Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick, Maryland; he operated a forklift that moved pallets of beer kegs in the brewery’s cooler. On March 23, 2009, a co-worker found him in the cooler lying unconscious next to the forklift, and he died a day later.Read More »
1. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion when it declined to ask six of Moore’s proposed voir dire questions? 2. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion when it denied Moore’s request for a mistrial and his related motion to strike a detective’s statement, on cross-examination, about text messages that the court had previously excluded?Read More »
1. Did the trial court err in admitting prior consistent statements by the alleged victim? 2. Did the trial court err in permitting the State to ask appellant “were they lying” type questions? 3. Must appellant’s convictions be reversed as a result of improper prosecutorial argument? 4. Did the trial court err in imposing an enhanced sentence for second degree sexual offense?Read More »
I. Whether the circuit court erred in granting appellees’ motion for summary judgment? II. Whether the circuit erred in not addressing State Farm’s cross motion for summary judgment? III. Whether the circuit court properly rejected appellees’ argument as to estoppel?Read More »