Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2005

 

Granted February 6, 2006

Terri Thompson Mallett v. Michael Hopkins - Case No. 121, September Term 2005.

 

Granted February 8, 2006

Karen Ellen Alexander a/k/a Karen Ellen Mullins - Case No. 125, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - FAMILY LAW - DOES MARYLAND HAVE JURISDICTION OVER POST-DIVORCE MATTERS NOW THAT BOTH FORMER SPOUSES RESIDE OUTSIDE OF MARYLAND?

Tara M. Touzeau v. Scott E. Deffinbaugh - Case No. 126, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - FAMILY LAW - MAY A COURT IN ITS DISCRETION DENY A CONTINUANCE REQUEST IN A CONTESTED CUSTODY HEARING SO THAT A PARTY MAY BE REPRESENTED BY PRO BONO COUNSEL?

College Bowl, Inc. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore - Case No. 127, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - EMINENT DOMAIN - MAY THE CITY AFFECT URBAN RENEWAL BY ORDERING A BUILDING OWNER TO REHABILITATE THE BUILDING OR FACE CONDEMNATION OF THE PROPERTY?

Jeffrey Smith v. State of Maryland - Case No. 128, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - WHAT PROCEDURES MUST A COURT FOLLOW IN DETERMINING WHETHER A WITNESS SHOULD BE HELD IN CONTEMPT FOR INVOKING HIS FIFTH AMENDMENT PRIVILEGE NOT TO TESTIFY?

 

Denied February 10, 2006

Anderson v. Washington County - Pet. Docket No. 467
Armstrong v. Baltimore - Pet. Docket No. 501 and cross-petition
Brogden, Ronald v. State - Pet. Docket No. 460
Brown, Michael v. State - Pet. Docket No. 455
Canales v. Sawyer Property - Pet. Docket No. 465 and cross-petition
Cruickshank-Wallace v. County Banking - Pet. Docket No. 457
DeLoach v. Mitsubishi - Pet. Docket No. 447
Dept. of Corrections v. Wackenhut - Pet. Docket No. 466
Duncan, Bruce v. State - Pet. Docket No. 458
Fernandez, Emilio R. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 454
Finch, Carl Antonio v. State - Pet. Docket No. 463
George v. MAIF - Pet. Docket No. 470
In Re: Edward K - Pet. Docket No. 473
Ingram v. Carter - Pet. Docket No. 471
Johnson v. McDonald - Pet. Docket No. 480
King v. Perkins Hospital - Pet. Docket No. 487
Kirchner, Ronald v. State - Pet. Docket No. 453
Kline v. Shook - Pet. Docket No. 484
Kobrine v. Metzger - Pet. Docket No. 469
Martin, Marcus D. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 481
McGuire v. Lemon - Pet. Docket No. 423
Murrell v. Over, Kaler - Pet. Docket No. 475
Reed v. Adams - Pet. Docket No. 468
Reid v. Bacon - Pet. Docket No. 387
Sayko, Michael S. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 461
Shaivitz v. Sinai Hospital - Pet. Docket No. 482
Smith v. Bank of America - Pet. Docket No. 450
Stamidis v. Sherman - Pet. Docket No. 479
State v. Daniel Elmer Harner - Pet. Docket No. 474
Talpa v. Talpa - Pet. Docket No. 456
Warren, James Jr. v. State - Pet. Docket No.483