Maryland Courts

GRANTED PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2004

 

Granted May 12, 2005

Joseph Lawson v. State of Maryland - Case No. 12, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - (1) IN A POLICE INVESTIGATION WAS A COUNTY-EMPLOYED SOCIAL WORKER ACTING IN THE COURSE OF HER PROFESSION OR AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER? (2) WAS CLOSING JURY ARGUMENT BY THE PROSECUTOR REVERSIBLE ERROR? (3) WAS THE HARMLESS ERROR RULE IMPROPERLY APPLIED?

Marc Jordan v. Twelve Hills Community Association - Case No. 13, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - REAL PROPERTY- MAY A HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION ASSESS FEES AGAINST ALL MEMBERS (EVEN NON-PARTIES) BASED ON CONTRACTUAL INDEMNIFICATION PROVISIONS IN THE ABSENCE OF A PROVISION FOR ASSESSMENTS IN THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS?

Anthony Gilmer v. State of Maryland - Case No. 14, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - SHOULD THE DEFENDANT BE GIVEN CREDIT AT SENTENCING FOR PRE-TRIAL INCARCERATION PURSUANT TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ARTICLE, SEC. 6-218(b).

Comptroller of the Treasury v. Edward L. Blanton, Jr., et al. - Case No. 15, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - TAXATION - MAY MARYLAND TAXPAYERS RECEIVE A CREDIT AGAINST A LOCAL INCOME TAX?