Maryland Courts

GRANTED PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2003

 

Granted May 14, 2004

Richard L. Massey, Jr. v. Jon P. Galley, Warden - Case No. 16, September Term 2004.

ISSUE - PRISONS - DOES THE PRISONER LITIGATION ACT OR THE MARYLAND PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT CONTROL A PRISONER'S REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC INFORMATION ABOUT PRISON MANAGEMENT?

Robert L. Serio, et al v. Baltimore County, Maryland - Case No. 17, September Term 2004.

ISSUE - FORFEITURE - MAY POLICE RETURN CONFISCATED FIREARMS TO THE OWNER'S AGENT WHEN THE OWNER IS NOT ALLOWED BY LAW TO POSSESS FIREARMS?

Jane Doe, et al v. Maryland Board of Social Worker Examiners - Case No. 18, September Term 2004.

ISSUE - SOCIAL WORKERS - IS THE SOCIAL WORKER BOARD ENTITLED TO ACCESS A LICENSED SOCIAL WORKER'S FILE TO EVALUATE A COMPLAINT THAT THE SOCIAL WORKER FAILED TO REPORT SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE?

Scott Alan Pete v. State of Maryland - Case No. 19, September Term 2004.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - MAY A C0URT IMPOSE, AS A CONDITION OF PROBATION FOR ASSAULT, RESTITUTIO FOR DAMAGES DIRECTLY RESULTING FROM AN UNRELATED ACT OF RECKLESS DRIVING?

Lawrence Polakoff, et al v. Jasmine Turner - Case No. 11, September Term 2004.

ISSUE - LEAD POISONIONG - IS THE DECISION OF THE COURT IN BROOKS V. LEWIN REALTY 378 Md. 70 (2003) TO BE APPLIED RETROCATIVELY OR PROSPECTIVELY ONLY?

County Commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland v. Carroll Craft Retail, Inc. t/a/ Love Craft - Case No. 21, September Term 2004.

ISSUE - STATUTES - IS THE CARROLL COUNTY'S ZONING ORDINANCE WITH RESPECT TO ADULT BUSINESSES UNCONSTITUTIONAL AS VAGUE AND AMBIGUOUS?

Department of Human Resources Child Care Administration v. Andrea Roth - Case No. 22, September Term 2004.

ISSUE - DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES - MAY THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DELEGATE TO THE CHILD CARE ADMINISTRATION THE AUTHORITY TO REVOKE A FAMILY DAY CARE LICENSE?

Helen E. Selig, Executrix of the Estate of Milton E. Selig v. State Highway Administration, et al. - Case No. 23, September Term 2004.

ISSUE - REAL PROPERTY - DID THE REACQUISITION PROVISIONS OF THE CONTRACT AND DEED EXECUTED BY THE STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION VIOLATE THE RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES?