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Tag Archives: Woodward

TROY JAQUAN GEE v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

1. Did the court below err by denying Appellant’s motion to dismiss based on a violation of his constitutional right to a speedy trial? 2. Did the court below err by excluding evidence crucial to Appellant’s defense under the Maryland rape shield statute? 3. Is the evidence legally insufficient to sustain Appellant’s convictions?

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JULIAN DOMINQUE FREEMAN v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

The State presented evidence that appellant and members of a gang from Dover were involved in an early morning fight on the Ocean City boardwalk. The central issue at trial was whether appellant participated, along with other members of a Dover gang, in assaulting two victims.

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ANTONIO ROBERT PEDZICH v. STATE OF MARYLAND

I. Was defendant's constitutional right to speedy trial violated? II. Were appellant’s confrontation rights violated by admission of laboratory results on blood alcohol concentration without testimony of persons who drew his blood and the analyst(s) who analyzed it?

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MANAL KIRIAKOS v. BRANDON PHILLIPS

Appellant was badly injured after being struck by a car driven by an intoxicated eighteen-year-old. Appellee allegedly provided alcohol to the underaged driver. The circuit court granted summary judgment for appellee on the grounds that Maryland does not hold social hosts liable for the injuries caused by their intoxicated guests

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

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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