Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2005

 

Granted January 9, 2006

Heidi Beilis v. American Radiology Associates, P.A. - Case No. 108, September Term 2005.

Kevin C. Alston v. State of Maryland  - Case No. 109, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - DID THE TRIAL COURT PROPERLY IMPOSE A SENTENCE OF FIVE YEARS WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE UNDER ART. 27, SEC. 449(e)?

Warren Thompson v. State of Maryland - Case No. 110, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - SHOULD JURY INSTRUCTIONS ON FLIGHT OF THE DEFENDANT AS EVIDENCE OF GUILT BE DISALLOWED IN CRIMINAL CASES?

Zachary Shawn Fowler v. Motor Vehicle Administration - Case No. 111, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - IN A DRIVER LICENSE SUSPENSION HEARING MUST A HEARSAY WITNESS REQUESTED BE PRODUCED WHERE THERE IS A DISPUTE ON A GENUINE ISSUE OF FACT?

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission v. Kathleen Anderson - Case No. 112, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - WAS THE COMMISSION ENTITLED TO APPEAL THE ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING BOARD' S DECISION UNDER EITHER LEOBR OR THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT?

James Jeandell v. State of Maryland  - Case No. 113, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - IS MARYLAND'S SEX OFFENDER REGFISTRATION STATUTORY SCHEME UNCONSTITUTIONALLY VAGUE AS APPLIED TO HOMELESS OFFENDERS?

Raymond Alan Curtin v. State of Maryland - Case No. 114, September Term 2005. (Petition granted and cross-petition denied).

ISSUE - JURIES - IS IT PROPER TO ASK PROSPECTIVE JURORS IF THEY HAVE ANY BIAS ON THE SUBJECT OF GUNS?

Saturio Grogerio Fields v. State of Maryland - Case No. 115, September Term 2005.

David Lowery a/k/a Eddie Jahmal Lowery - Case No. 116, September Term 2005.

Pierre A. Wilson and Tyrell Gray v. State of Maryland - Case No. 117, September Term 2005.

Cynthia Campbell v. Amir Bolourian, et al. - Case No. 118, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - APPEALS - DOES AN APPELLATE COURT HAVE JURISDICTION TO REVIEW A CIRCUIT COURT'S ORDER UNDER THE COLLATERAL ORDER DOCTRINE?

Tony Eugene Blickenstaff v. State of Maryland - Case No. 119, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - DID THE TRIAL JUDGE ILLEGALLY SENTENCE THE DEFENDANT TO SERVE MORE THAN EIGHTEEN MONTHS IN A LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY?

Kevin Cornell Jones v. State of Maryland - Case No. 120, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - WAS THE DEFENSE ENTITLED TO CALL AS A WITNESS THE POLICE OFFICER WHO CONDUCTED THE PHOTO ARRAY IN AN EFFORT TO PROVE THAT THE ARRAT WAS UNDULY SUGGESTIVE?

 

Denied January 12, 2006

Baltimore Sun v. Mitchell - Pet. Docket No. 434
Blackwell, Jermaine v. State - Pet. Docket No. 440
Board of Elections v. Green Party - Pet. Docket No. 449 and cross-petition
Chen v. Branch Banking - Pet. Docket No. 427
Collins, Adrian F. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 442
In Re: Adoption of Shawn W. - Pet. Docket No. 399
Jackson, Kevin Eugene v. State - Pet. Docket No. 444
Koshko v. Haining - Pet. Docket No. 499
Paige, Anthony B. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 448
Pope v. Brush - Pet. Docket No. 291
Reed v. Prince George's County - Pet. Docket No. 451
Walker v. Galley - Pet. Docket No. 433
Walker v. Galley - Pet. Docket No. 445
Wilson, Bryan v. State - Pet. Docket No. 279
Worthy v. Haole - Pet. Docket No. 432