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Tag Archives: Wicomico County

Frederick White, personal representative of the estate of Marianne Ross, et al. v. Curt M. Watkins, et al.

1. Did the trial court err in applying the Frye-Reed standard to the medical causation opinions of appellants’ experts, Dr. Grendell and Dr. Sheikh? 2. Did the trial court err in excluding the medical causation opinions of appellants’ experts, Dr. Grendell and Dr. Sheikh, on the grounds that such opinions lacked a sufficient factual basis under the Frye-Reed standard?

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David William Barone v. State of Maryland

In a “Memorandum & Order,” the circuit court denied Barone’s petition as legally insufficient and, consequently, did not hold a hearing. In this timely appeal, Barone challenges the circuit court’s denial of his petition for writ of actual innocence without first holding a hearing.

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Langley Eugene Willis v. State of Maryland

1. Must the convictions in this case be reversed because the trial court failed to “determine[] and announce[] on the record” that appellant’s waiver of his right to a jury trial was made knowingly and voluntarily, as required by Maryland Rule 4-246 (b)? 2. Is the evidence sufficient to sustain appellant’s convictions for resisting arrest, second degree escape, and possession of equipment used to produce controlled dangerous substances?

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Appellant filed a motion to suppress the firearm recovered from his residence. The motion was heard and denied. Appellant was convicted, pursuant to a not guilty agreed statement of facts, of possession of a regulated firearm after being convicted of a misdemeanor carrying a penalty of more than two years imprisonment. Appellant filed this timely appeal, presenting the following question: Was it error to deny the motion to suppress the firearm seized from and searched in appellant’s home?

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