Maryland Courts

GRANTED PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2005

 

Granted September 2, 2005

State of Maryland v. Lawrence Borchardt - Case No. 58, September Term 2005.

 

Granted September 8, 2005

Shin H. Kang v. State of Maryland - Case No. 59, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - IN ORDER FOR A WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL INQUIRY TO BE KNOWING AND VOLUNTARY MUST IT BE MADE IN THE DEFENDANT'S NATIVE KOREAN LANGUAGE?

Mayor and Town Council of Oakland v. Mayor and Town Council of Mountain Lake Park, et al. - Case No. 60, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - MUNICIPALITIES - DID THE TOWN OF OAKLAND SET A PUBLIC HEARING ON ANNEXATION WITHIN THE TIME LIMITS SPECIFIED UNDER ARTICLE 23A, SEC, 19(d) OF THE MARYLAND CODE?

Rite Aid Corporation v. Ellen R. Levy-Gray - Case No. 61, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CONTRACTS - WHETHER A PHARMACY CAN BE HELD LIABLE ON A THEORY OF EXPRESS WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION AND ADVICE FURNISHED WITH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG?

Tamere Hassan Thornton v. State of Maryland - Case No. 62, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - (1) WHAT IS THE REQUISITE MENS REA FOR THE GRIEVOUS BODILY HARM FORM OF SECONF DEGREE MURDER? ans (2) WAS THE CLAIM OF IMPERFECT SELF-DEFENSE PROPERLY REJECTED?

In Re:  Kaela C., Gunner C., and Franklin C. - Case No. 63, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - FAMILY LAW - IN A CINA PROCEEDING IS A PARENT ENTITLED TO FILE EXCEPTIONS TO A MASTER'S FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BEFORE A CINA PETITION IS DISMISSED?

Victoria Trembow v. Alan Schonfeld - Case No. 64, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - PATERNITY - MAY AN ADULT DISABLES CHILD INITIATE PROCEEDINGS FOR PATERNITY AND CHILD SUPPORT AFTER HIS EIGHTEENTH BIRTHDAY?