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Tag Archives: criminal procedure

STEVEN CARVER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Bcause the Court of Appeals addressed the same issue about Kopera’s perjury and held, in Douglas v. State, 423 Md. 156, 165 (2011), that a hearing was required, we conclude that the circuit court erred in denying Carver a hearing on his petition for a writ of actual innocence.

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GENESIS COLLINS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Did the trial court err in not merging appellant’s conviction for first-degree assault into his conviction for involuntary manslaughter or, alternatively, did the trial court err in not merging his conviction for involuntary manslaughter into his first-degree assault conviction?

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KENT MARTIN BELL v. STATE OF MARYLAND

1. Did the court err in failing to dismiss the charges against [Bell] due to a violation of his Constitutional right to a speedy trial? 2. Did the trial court abuse [its] discretion by declining to excuse a juror after she disclosed an emotional reaction to the testimony of the state’s primary witness?

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TREMAINE LAMONT KITCHEN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Following denial of what he claimed was his “fourth” motion to correct an illegal sentence, Kitchen presents four questions which are reducible to one: Was the verdict invalid, and hence the sentence illegal, because the clerk did not poll the foreman when polling the jury as to their verdict?

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