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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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REGINALD STEPHONE TUCKER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Appellant filed a petition for a writ of actual innocence and requested a hearing. Appellant asserted that the court improperly instructed the jury as to the mens rea required for the crime of attempted murder. The court denied appellant’s petition without a hearing. Appellant presents one issue: Whether the lower court erred by failing to grant a hearing on the merits.

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SHEILA BRECK v. MARYLAND STATE POLICE

Sheila Breck appeals a judgment of the Circuit Court, which affirmed an administrative disciplinary ruling of the Maryland State Police. Because appellee failed to maintain a record of a critical portion of the hearing, we vacate the judgment and remand with instructions to remand to MSP for further proceedings

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Kerrin S. Smith (f/k/a Kerrin S. Avedon) v. Robert P. Avedon

1. Did the trial court err in excluding from marital property a portion of the good will in Husband’s insurance brokerage company? 2. Did the trial court commit clear error in determining appellee’s yearly income to be $265,000 as of the date of divorce? 3. Did the trial court abuse its discretion in declining to award Wife indefinite alimony?

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