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Tag Archives: criminal procedure

EMILIO ROBERTO FERNANDEZ v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Given that appellant’s motion for modification of sentence was filed nine years after sentencing—well more than the 90 days after sentencing within which a motion for modification must be filed—the State avers that the trial court correctly ruled that it had no authority to modify appellant’s sentence.

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MARCUS WILLIAM TUNSTALL v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Convicted of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence, Marcus William Tunstall appeals the denial by the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County of his petition for writ of actual innocence without a hearing.

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TROY JAQUAN GEE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

1. Did the court below err by denying Appellant’s motion to dismiss based on a violation of his constitutional right to a speedy trial? 2. Did the court below err by excluding evidence crucial to Appellant’s defense under the Maryland rape shield statute? 3. Is the evidence legally insufficient to sustain Appellant’s convictions?

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. KARIEM YOONUS AKA FARIEN YOONUS and DASHAWN PAYTON

Did the lower court act without authority when it set aside [a]ppellees’ convictions, permitted them to withdraw from their binding plea agreements and dismissed their indictments for the State’s technical violation of a scheduling order

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NICHOLAS SKEET JONES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Jones appeals from his convictions and sentences, arguing that the evidence was insufficient to sustain his convictions and that his assault sentences should merge under prevailing constitutional standards.

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