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CLIFFORD BUTLER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to dismiss — Prosecutorial immunity Following the reversal of his convictions on appeal, Clifford Butler, appellant, was re-tried and convicted by a jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County of first-degree murder, conspiracy to ...

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BARBARA LOUISE PILCHARD v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Animal cruelty Following a bench trial in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, the court found Barbara Louise Pilchard, appellant, guilty of thirty-nine counts of animal cruelty for her treatment of thirteen horses. ...

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MARY KOWALSKI v. CARROLL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Administrative law — Comprehensive plan — Failure to state a claim In October 2018, the Board of Carroll County Commissioners (“the Board”), appellee, adopted the Freedom Community Comprehensive Plan (“the Plan”), involving approximately 28,901 acres of land in southeastern Carroll ...

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SHAKIM LATIVIA BRYANT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Arson Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Shakim Bryant, appellant, was convicted of one count of first-degree arson, seven counts of second-degree assault, and seven counts of reckless ...

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EBRAHIM RADBOD v. CACH, LLC

Civil litigation — Enrolled judgment — Fraud, mistake or irregularity Ebrahim Radbod, appellant, had a credit card account with Bank of America, N.A. that was charged off for non-payment. Cach, LLC, appellant, bought the debt and is the current holder ...

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WILLIAM GEORGE MOORE, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — First-degree murder Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, William George Moore, Jr., appellant, was convicted of first-degree murder, armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed ...

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DEMETRIUS BRADSHAW v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Statutory maximum In the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Demetrius Bradshaw, the appellant, was found in violation of his probation for failure to complete an outpatient substance abuse treatment program. The court revoked his ...

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HAROLD MOORE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Attempting to elude officer Harold Moore was convicted in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, transporting a handgun in a vehicle, possession of ammunition ...

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