Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2006

 

Granted January 10, 2007

Mayor and Town Council of Capitol Heights v. Vanessa Tongue - Case No. 119, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - POLICE OFFICERS - DOES THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' BILL OF RIGHTS APPLY TO A POLICE OFFICER DISCHARGED FROM HIS JOB FOR MENTAL UNFITNESS FOR DUTY?

Carol Gazunis, et al. v. Amelia R. Foster, et vir. - Case No. 120, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - EMPLOYMENT - MAY AN EMPLOYER REFUSE TO ARBITRATE AN EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE WHICH WAS NOT TIMELY FILED?

Board of Education of Prince George's County v. Lincoln Public Charter School, Inc. - Case No. 121, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - EDUCATION - WHAT ARE THE FUNDING REQUIREMENTS FOR A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL?

Janice M. v. Margaret K. - Case No. 122, September Term 2006. (petition and cross-petition granted)

ISSUE - FAMILY LAW - WHAT STANDARD(S) APPLY IN DETERMINING WHETHER A "DE FACTO" PARENT IS ENTITLED TO VISITATION?

Lorinda Ann Broadwater v. State of Maryland - Case No. 123, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - DID THE DEFENDANT WAIVE HIS RIGHT TO COUNSEL BY INACTION?

Richard David Hurst v. State of Maryland- Case No. 124, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - DID THE TRIAL COURT PROPERLY ADMIT "OTHER CRIMES" EVIDENCE?

Paul C. Sprenger and Rebecca M. Harvey v. The Public Service Commission of Maryland and Clipper Windpower, Inc. - Case No. 125, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PSC) - MAY A DECLARATORY RELIEF ACTION, INSTEAD OF AN APPEAL, BE FILED WITH RESPECT TO A PSC ORDER IN A CASE WHERE THE TIME FOR APPEALING THE ORDER HAS EXPIRED?

Diamond Point Plaza Limited Partnership, et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank , N.A. Trustee - Case No. 126, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CONTRACTS - IN A BREACH IF CONTRACT ACTION MUST THE NON-BREACHING PARTY SHOW THAT ALLEGED MISREPRESENATIONS WERE THE PROXIMATE CAUSE OF LOSS OR DAMAGE?

Lori Denise Rhoads v. Fred S. Sommer, et al. - Case No. 127, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - ATTORNEYS - (A) DID THE ATTORNEYS WAIVE THEIR RIGHTS TO AN ATTORNEYS LIEN IN THE FEE AGREEMENT; (B) IF NOT, DID THE LIEN SURVIVE A BANKRUPTCY DISCHARGE?

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Sam's PW, Inc. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Trustee, Through Orix Capital Markets, LLC. - Case No. 128, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CONTRACTS - WAS THE SEVEN MILE "RADIUS RESTRICTION" CONTAINED IN A COMMERCIAL LEASE VIOLATED BY SAM'S CLUB?

 

Granted January 2, 2007

Mary Carroll v. Phillip H. Konits, M.D., et al. - Case No. 117, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - HEALTHCARE OFFICE (HCO) - WAS THE CLAIMANT'S EXPERT WITNESS REPORT AND CERTIFICATION LEGALLY INSUFFICIENT?

Fraternal Order of the Police, Montgomery County Lodge 35, Inc., et al. v. J. Thomas Mangerm et al. - Case No. 118, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' BILL OF RIGHTS (LEOBR) - WAS THE OFFICER AFFORDED LEOBR'S PROCEDURAL DUE PROCESS RIGHTS WHEN HE WAS INTERROGATED ABOUT MISSING TRAFFIC COURT?

 

Denied January 12, 2007

Ahan v. Grammas - Pet. Docket No. 448
Armstrong v. Baltimore - Pet. Docket No. 485
Bailey v. Bailey - Pet. Docket No. 536
Burns v. Riger - Pet. Docket No. 511
Bush v. Bennett - Pet. Docket No. 492
Banks, Raymond III v. State - Pet. Docket No. 452
Bijou v. Young-Battle - Pet. Docket No. 517
Brown, Jerome Julius v. State - Pet. Docket No. 481
C&M v. Hao - Pet. Docket No. 509
Christian v. Parole Commission - Pet. Docket No. 493
Coleman, Ogden E. II v. State - Pet. Docket No. 495 (and cross-petition)
Copper, Ronald Lamont v. State - Pet. Docket No. 507
Doe Mountain v. Jaffe - Pet. Docket No. 472
Edwards v. NVR - Pet. Docket No. 510
Gatti v. Supervisor of Assessments - Pet. Docket No. 524
Grier v. Wallin - Pet. Docket No. 504
Haughie v. Fry - Pet. Docket No. 506
Hoffman v. Dept. of Housing - Pet. Docket No. 454
JJF v. Kia - Pet. Docket No. 490
Johnson, Alphonso v. State - Pet. Docket No. 522
Jones, Mitchell Henderson v. State - Pet. Docket No. 501
Joseph v. Geesing - Pet. Docket No. 508
Jules, Frank v. State - Pet. Docket No. 531
Kane v. Montgomery County - Pet. Docket No. 515
Kaye v. Kaye - Pet. Docket No. 518
McCallum v. Edmonds - Pet. Docket No. 494
Miles, Kelvin Jerome v. State - Pet. Docket No. 480
Mullen v. DNR - Pet. Docket No. 505
Newman v. Town - Pet. Docket No. 519
Peralta v. Scupples - Pet. Docket No. 405
Ridgeway v. Ridgeway - Pet. Docket No. 533
Schoukroun v. Karsenty - Pet. Docket No. 537
Schwartz v. Isaac - Pet. Docket No. 527
Seay v. GM - Pet. Docket No. 526
Smiley, Troy Jerrell v. State - Pet. Docket No. 484
State v. Azaniah Blankumsee - Pet. Docket No. 512
Thomas v. Wallace - Pet. Docket No. 514
Williams, Colin v. State - Pet. Docket No. 503
Williams, James Edward v. State - Pet. Docket No. 423
Worrell, David Patrick v. State - Pet. Docket No. 516