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Jason Keith Hamel v. State of Maryland

A jury convicted Jason Hamel in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of second degree murder, use of a handgun in the commission of a felony or crime of violence, and wearing, carrying, and transporting a handgun. He argues that the trial court committed three errors: first, when it overruled defense counsel’s objection to the prosecutor’s mention of Mr. Hamel’s wife in the State’s opening statement and denied his motion for a mistrial; second, when it admitted, as substantive evidence, statements that a witness made to police; and third, when it refused to instruct the jury on voluntary manslaughter based on a “hot-blooded response” to legally adequate provocation.

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Michael Cameron Karmann v. Suzanne Marie Karmann

1. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion by awarding rehabilitative alimony to Wife? 2. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion by failing to list an explicit figure for the monetary award in the Judgment? 3. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion by awarding Wife attorneys’ fees?

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