Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2005

 

Granted April 12, 2006

William R. Woodfield, Jr., et al. v. West River Improvement Association, Inc., et al. - Case No. 3, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - DOES A CIRCUIT COURT LOSE JURISDICTION FOR FAILING TO RENDER A DECISION IN AN ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL WITHIN NINETY DAYS UNDER THE STATUTE?

Dan Patras v. Christopher Paul Syphax - Case No. 4, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - TORTS - WAS THE JURY'S VERDICT IMPROPER BECAUSE IT FOUND NEGLIGENCE AND PROXIMATE CAUSE BUT FAILED TO AWARD DAMAGES TO THE PLAINTIFF?

Suzanne Haas v. Lockheed Martin Corporation - Case No. 5, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION - WHEN DOES THE DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF THE TWO-YEAR LIMITATION PERIOD BEGIN TO RUN IN DISCIMINATE ACTIONS?

Stromberg Metal Works, Inc. v. University of Maryland, et al. - Case No. 6, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - MARYLAND PUBLIC SAFETY ACT - WHAT FACTORS ARE TO BE CONSIDERED IN AWARDING ATTORNEY'S FEES IN AN ACTION FILED UNDER THE MARYLAND PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT?

Kevin Leon Hubbard and Gary Eugene Earl, Jr. v. State of Maryland - Case No. 7, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - WAS A RETRIAL UNDER DOUBLE JEOPARDY PRINCIPLES PERMISSIBLE BECAUSE A MISTRIAL DECLARED UPON THE PROSECUTOR'S MOTION WAS REQUIRED BY MANIFEST NECESSITY?

The Standard Fire Insurance Company v. Robert C. Berrett - Case No. 8, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - INSURANCE  UNDER THE FIRE INSURANCE POLICY ISSUED TO COVER THE HOME DID THE RESPONDENT HAVE AN INSURABLE INTEREST IN THE HOME UNDER THE POLICY?

Edward D. Purich, et al v. Draper Properties, Inc. - Case No. 9, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - ZONING - IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY MAY THE HOLDER OF A SPECIAL EXEPTION USE THE LAND AS SPECIFIED UNDER THE EXCEPTION AND SIMULTANEOUSLY CLAIM THAT THE EXCEPTION HAS BEEN ABANDONED?

Eugenia M. Neifert, et al. v. Department of the Environment, et al. - Case No. 10, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - ENVIRONMENTAL LAW - DID THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT'S DENIAL OF AN APPLICATION FOR CONNECTION TO THE WEST OCEAN CITY SEWER SYSTEM DEPRIVE THE APPLICANTS OF EQUAL PROTECTION OF THE LAW?

 

Denied April 14, 2006

Bannerspace.com v. Max - Pet. Docket No. 559
Boehm v. Tulane - Pet. Docket No. 568
Bland, Edward P. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 580
Brooks, Timothy A. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 530
Brown, Paul Andrew v. State - Pet. Docket No. 552
Burnett, Ellary v. State - Pet. Docket No. 582
Chew, Ralph Ernest v. State - Pet. Docket No. 538
Consolidated v. Kelly - Pet. Docket No. 546
Donahoo v. Anne Arundel - Pet. Docket No. 556
Drinkard, Eugene v. State - Pet. Docket No. 478
Dunsen, Eric Dewitt v. State - Pet. Docket No. 537
Graham, Joseph J. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 558
Greenberg v. Rich - Pet. Docket No. 565
Harding, Donovan A. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 549
Henson, James A. Jr. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 441
In Re: Bryan S. - Pet. Docket No. 547
Johnson, George v. State - Pet. Docket No. 570
Kissi v. Sheridan - Pet. Docket No. 438
Kitchen, Tremaine L. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 550
Lewis, Terrance D. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 542
Lincoln, Geralene C. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 566
Marin, Mel M. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 567
Marshall, Michael C. v. State - Pet. Docket No.613
McCullough, Matthew v. State - Pet. Docket No. 578
Meekins, William T. Jr. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 375
Neal v. Fonseca-Neal - Pet. Docket No. 573
Patras v. Barwood - Pet. Docket No. 401
Pecora, Andrew Jay v. State - Pet. Docket No. 477
Pipken, Frank G. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 564
Queen v. Foreman - Pet. Docket No. 557
Roberts, Clarence H. Jr. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 560 and cross-petition
Ross v. Baltimore - Pet. Docket No. 329
Semtek v. Lockheed Martin - Pet. Docket No. 579
Severn View v. Calabrese - Pet. Docket No. 555
Shafer v. Interstate Auto - Pet. Docket No. 575
Smith, Gerald B. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 459
Sommerman v. Titelman - Pet. Docket No. 571
Sykes, William v. State - Pet. Docket No. 548
Vacation Reservations v. Djoken - Pet. Docket No. 363
West, Tyrone v. State - Pet. Docket No. 551
Williams, Archie E. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 551
Wilson v. Marshburn - Pet. Docket No. 572
Worsham v. Greenfield - Pet. Docket No. 562