Maryland Courts

GRANTED PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2004

 

Granted July 18, 2005

In Re:  Katherine C. - Case No. 32, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - FAMILY LAW - MAY A JUVENILE COURT IN A CINA CASE ESTABLISH OR MODIFY A PARENT'S OBLIGATION TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT AS DETERMINED UNDER MARYLAND'S CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES?

Audrey Walton, et al v. Mariner Health of Maryland, Inc. - Case No. 33, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CONTRACTS - IS A CHILD JOINTLY LIABLE WITH HER PARENTS FOR HER PARENT'S NURSING HOME BILL?

Secure Financial Service, Inc. v. Popular Leasing USA, Inc. - Case No. 34, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CONFLICTS OF LAW - MAY A RENTAL AGREEMENT CONTAIN VENUE AND CHOICES OF LAW PROVISIONS REQUIRING A MARYLAND COURT TO DISMISS FOR LACK OF JURISDICTION A CAUSE OF ACTION UNDER THE AGREEMENT?

Steven C. Myers, et al v. Douglas Kayhoe, et al. - Case No. 35, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CONTRACTS - IN A CONTRACTUAL DISPUTE MAY A TRIAL JUDGE AWARD REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES AS PROVIDED IN THE CONTRACT?

Harford County, Maryland et al. v. Saks Fifth Avenue Distribution Company - Case No. 36, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - TAXATION - IN THE CASE OF A REFUND OF PERSONAL PROPERY TAXES DUE TO A TAXPAYER'S ERROR DOES THE MARYLAND LAW PROVIDE FOR INTEREST TO BE PAID ON THE REFUND?

Medstar Health, et al. v. Maryland Health Care Commission - Case No. 37, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - HOSPITALS - IS A REGULATION RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATES OF NEED FOR NEW CARDIAC SURGERY PROGRAMS INVALID AS BEYOND THE AUTHORITY OF THE MARYLAND HEALTHCARE COMMISSION?

Nancy R. Stansbury v. MDR Development LLC - Case No. 38, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - REAL PROEPRTY - DOES AN EASEMENT OF NECESSITY EXIST FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ACCESS TO A PORTION OF THE RESPONDENT'S PROPERY WHERE THE REMAINING PORTION IS OCCUPIED AND IS ACCESSIBLE BY ROAD?

State of Maryland v. Victor Blythe, Jr. - Case No. 39, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - MAY A DEFENDANT IN A CRIMINAL CASE APPEAL THE DENIAL OF A MOTION REQUESTING PUBLIC RECORDS UNDER THE MARYLAND PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT?

United Services Automobile Association v. Rita Towana Riley and Kenneth Hooper - Case No. 40, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - INSURANCE - IN A LEAD PAINT CASE DIOES A LIMIT OF LIABILITY PROVISION IN EACH OF FOUR LIABILITY POLICIES LIMIT THE INSURER'S LIABILITY COVERAGE TO A SINGLE PER OCCUPANCE LIMIT WHEN BODILY INJURY SPANS MORE THAN ONE POLICY PERIOD?

Republic Properties Corporation, et al. v. Mission West Properties, LP, et al. - Case No. 41, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - COURTS - DOES MARYLAND LACK  JURISDICTION OVER A CORPORATION BECAUSE IT DOES NOT HAVE THE MINIMUM CONTRACTS WITH MARYLAND?

Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services v. Quinton Demby, et al. - Case No. 42, September Term 2005.

ISSUES - PRISONERS - DO REGULATIONS FOR SPECIAL PROJECT DOUBLE-CELLING CREDITS VIOLATE THE EX POST FACTO CLAUSE OF THE CONSTITUTION?