Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2005

 

Granted August 29, 2006

Sylvia B. Piven, et al. v. Comcast Corporation, et al. - Case No. 48, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CIVIL PROCEDURE - MAY LANDOWNERS IN DIFFERENT JURISDICTIONS FILE A CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT AGAINST VARIOUS DEFENDANTS FOR ALLEGED TRESPASS?

River Walk Apartments, LLC, et al. v. Roger Twigg, et al. - Case No. 49, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - MAY A MUNICIPALITY CONTRACT TO PURCHASE RIGHT-OF-WAYS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE A PRE-EXISTING BUILDING PROJECT WITHOUT SEEKING LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL BY ORDINANCE?

Mikhail Volodarsky v. Kira Tarachanskaya - Case No. 50, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - FAMILY LAW - IN A CUSTODY OR VISITATION PROCEEDING WHAT IS THE STANDARD OF PROOF NECESSARY TO ESTABLISH PARENTAL NEGLECT OR ABUSE?

Randy Paul Brown, Jr. v. State of Maryland - Case No. 51, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES MAY THE POLICE DETAIN A PERSON WHO KNOCKS ON THE DOOR OF A HOUSE AN HOUR AFTER THE POLICE ENTER PURSUANT TO SEARCH WARRANT?

Centre Insurance Company - Z.C. Sterling Insurance Agency v. J.T.W. - Case No. 52, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - WHEN DOES THE PERIOD FOR APPEALING AN ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT BEGIN TO RUN?

Department of Human Resources, Anne Arundel Department of Social Services v. Sherri Howard - Case No. 53, September Term 2006.

ISSUES - (1) FAMILY LAW - WHAT FACTORS GOVERN A DETERMINATION BY A SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT THAT A PARENT HAS COMMITTED CHILD ABUSE? and (2) APPEALS - WHAT AUTHORITY DOES THE COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS HAVE TO HOLD AN EN BANC HEARING THE FIFTEEN JUDGES?

Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., et al. v. Robin D. Grove - Case No. 54, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - EVIDENCE - MAY A TRIAL COURT IN ITS DISCRETION ORDER EXPANDED IN CAMERA REVIEW OF DOCUMENTS PROTECTED BY THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE?

Denied August 17, 2006

Malhotra v. Malhotra - Pet. Docket No. 257*



* September Term 2006

Granted August 14, 2006

Linda H. Lamone, et al. v. Marirose Joan Capozzi - Case No. 143, September Term 2005.

Granted August 4, 2006

Stephen N. Abrams v. Linda H. Lamone, et al.- Case No. 142, September Term 2005.