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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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RODRICK JACKSON v. MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

Former firefighter appeals dismissal of breach of contract claim against the city of Baltimore, arguing it was premature and an abuse of discretion to decide Appellant did not have grounds to pursue a breach of contract claim per the Memorandum of Understanding.

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TERRILL ANDREA PITTS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

The trial judge found, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Pitts was in the motor vehicle of another with intent to commit theft of the motor vehicle or property in the vehicle. In this appeal, Pitts contends the evidence was insufficient to prove he was in the vehicle with the intent to steal either the vehicle or the contents of that vehicle.

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DEONTRAE LUCAS, et al. v. POLICE OFFICER HAYES I340, et al.

More than three years after the plaintiffs suffered injury, they filed an amended complaint in which they added “Police Officer Fuller [badge no.] H059,” and “Police Officer Williams [badge no.] H319.” The first names of Officers Fuller and Williams were not provided.

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MARTIN McCLAIN A/K/A MARTIN McLAIN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

1. Did the court abuse its discretion by qualifying a police officer as an expert in CDS identification, packaging, and sales when the officer had undergone no special training in that field and had never testified before as an expert? 2. Did the court plainly err by instructing the jury on “believable doubt” rather than reasonable doubt?

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MARYAM REZAIE v. MARYLAND REAL ESTATE COMMISSION, et al.

Months after the petition for judicial review was filed, appellant sought a remand to the Md. Real Estate Commission so it could consider newly discovered evidence. 1) Did the trial judge abuse his discretion by refusing to consider the new evidence? 2) Did the judge err when he affirmed the Commission's decision?

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