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JAMONTE FLETCHER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Appellant argues that a reasonable person would not feel free to leave when the officers approached him and activated their emergency lights on their patrol cars. The officer’s show of authority did not ripen into a seizure because the officers had not restrained appellant physically nor had appellant submitted to the officers’ show of authority.

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CALVIN PARNELL v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Calvin Parnell, appellant, filed a pro se Petition for Writ of Error Coram Nobis and Motion to Vacate Guilty Pleas, arguing that in 2000, he “unintelligently, unknowingly, and involuntarily” entered into a guilty plea agreement, which resulted in the collateral consequence of an increased minimum sentence in a subsequent federal court proceeding.

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BRYANT ANTHONY LAKE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Did the trial court err in allowing into evidence an absent school psychologist’s written report on I.Q. testing of the complainant and his expert conclusions about her intellectual limitations, and in allowing a surrogate witness to summarize that report, where the pivotal issue in the case was the mental capacity of the complainant to consent to sexual intercourse

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