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ERIC KEMPSON, et ux. v. ASTORIA FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION

Appellants filed a pro se Motion to Vacate Judgment on the ground of fraud pursuant to Rule 2-535(b). Their fraud allegation was based upon a claim that they never entered into a contract with the party named as plaintiff. In its response, the bank admitted that it had incorrectly stated its own name through “a scriveners error."

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GLENN DAVID ADAMS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

The appropriate procedure to challenge the requirement of registering on the State’s sex offender registry would be through a civil action for declaratory judgment. Such relief is not available via a motion in a criminal case.. Because Sinclair is dispositive, we shall vacate the circuit court’s judgment, and remand this case to that court with directions to dismiss appellant’s motion. This disposition affects only the instant criminal case, because the relief sought is simply not available in this cause.

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