Maryland Courts

GRANTED PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2002

 

Granted March 12, 2003

James Remsburg, Sr.  v. Charles  Montgomery, et al - Case No. 129, Sept. Term 2002.

ISSUE - TORTS - WHETHER A HUNTER CAN BE FOUND FOR NEGLIGENT FOR A HUNTING COMPANIONS MISTAKEN AND ILLEGAL SHOOTING OF ANOTHER HUNTER.

DirectTV, Inc. v. John A. Mattingly, Sr. - Case No. 130, September Term 2002.

ISSUE - CONTRACTS - MAY A PARTY AVOID AN AGREED UPON CONTRACT MODIFICATIONS BY SHOWING THAT THE MODIFICATION PROVISIONS OF THE CONTRACT WERE NOT FOLLOWED?

Mona Electric Services, Inc. et al v. Wade O. Shelton - Case No. 131, Sept. Term 2002.

ISSUE - WORKERS COMPENSATION - DOES THE FIVE YEAR LIMITATIONS PERIOD FOR MODIFYING AN AWARD APPLY WHEN NO ACTUAL AWARD HAS EVER BEEN MADE BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION?

Sy-Lene of Washington, Inc. v. Starwood Urban Retail, II, LLC - Case No. 132, September Term 2002.

ISSUE - LEASES - DOES A LEASE PROVISION ALLOWING A LANDLORD TO LIMIT PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE TO THE TENANTS EMPLOYEES MEAN THAT THE LANDLORD CAN ELIMINATE PARKING ALTOGETHER?

Gail Lynn Helinski and Mark P. Mueller v. Harford Memorial Hospital, Inc. - Case No. 133, September Term 2002.

ISSUE - JUDGMENTS - MAY THE SHERRIFF LEVY UPON A JUDGMENT DEBTOR JOINT TENANCY INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY AFTER THE JUDGMENT DEBTORS DEATH?

Acting Police Commissioner for Baltimore City John McEntee v. Brian Sewell - Case No. 134, September Term 2002.

ISSUE - ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - WHETHER DEPARTMENTAL CHARGES AGAINST A CITY POLICE OFFICER SHOULD HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED BY A HEARING BOARD OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO WERE NOT MEMBERS OF THE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT.

State of Maryland v. Calvin Lamont Warfield - Case No. 135, September Term 2002.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - MAY THE STATE APPEAL A SENTENCE MODIFIED ON A REQUEST MADE MORE THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE SENTENCE WAS IMPOSED?