Maryland Courts

GRANTED PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2002

 

Granted August 26, 2003

Stokes, Dontee v. State - No. 47, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - WAS IT ERROR TO REQUIRE ALTERNATE JURORS TO DELIBERATE ON THE VERDICT ALONG WITH THE REGULAR JURORS?

Moore, Richard Joseph v. State - No. 48, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - WAS THE EVIDENCE SUFFICIENT TO CONVICT THE DEFENDANT OF CIOLATING A CHILD PORNOGRAPHY STATUTE?

Walker v. Human Resources - No. 49, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - IS A "MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING" THE SAME AS A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE PERSONNEL GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE?

State v. Benjamin Glass and Timothy Glass - No. 50, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - IS A PERSON CONVICTED OF FIREARMS POSSESSION UNDER ART. 27., Sec. 291A INELIGIBLE FOR PROBATION?

Atlantic Contracting v. Ulico - No. 51, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - BONDS - DOES A PERFORMANCE BOND REQUIRING A PAYMENT TO PERSONS SUPPLYING LABOR & MATERIALS INCLUDE PAYMENT FOR REPAIRS TO EQUIPMENT USED ON THE PROJECT?

Scott, Martin F. v. State - No. 52, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - IS IT ERROR TO APPLY THE DOCTRINE OF "LAW OF THE CASE" TO DENY A MOTION TO CORRECT AN ILLEGAL SENTENCE?

Ford Credit v. Manjo - No. 53, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - ATTACHMENT - IS A JOINT BANK ACCOUNT EXEMPT FROM ATTACHMENT UNDER COURTS ARTICLE, SEC. 11, Sec. 11-603(b)(3)?

Ver Brycke v. Ver Brycke - No. 54, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - CONTRACTS - MAY AN ORAL AGREEMENT OTHER THAN THE PAYMENT OF MONEY BE SECURED BY A DEED OF TRUST AND THUS SATISFY THE STATUTE OF FRAUDS AND BE AFFORDED A TWELVE YEAR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.

Towson University v. Conte - No. 55, September Term 2003.

ISSUE - EMPLOYMENT - MUST AN EMPLOYER WHO ACTS IN GOOD FAITH IN TERMINATING AN E,PLOYEE ESTABLISH DE NOVO BEFORE A JURY JUST CAUSE FOR TERMINATION AS DEFINED BY A WRITTEN AGREEMENT?