Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2006

 

Granted February 7, 2007

Deandre Smith v. State of Maryland - Case No. 135, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - JUVENILE COURTS - MAY A JUVENILE COURT RETURN A CASE TO THE CIRCUIT COURT AFTER THE CIRCUIT COURT HAS TRANSFERRED THE CASE TO THE JUVENILE COURT?

Maryland Green Party, et al. v. Maryland Board of Elections, et al. - Case No. 136, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - ATTORNEYS - IN A DISPUTE OVER ATTORNEYS' FEES IS INFORMATION STORED IN THE ATTORNEY'S COMPUTER AND OTHER RECORDS PROTECTED FROM THE DISCOVERY UNDER THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE AND WORK PRODUCT DOCTRINE?

State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene v. Thurman B. Wilson - Case No. 137, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - MENTAL HEALTH - IS A CIRCUIT COURT AUTHORIZED TO COMMIT A PERSON NOT COMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL TO A FACILITY OTHER THAN ONE DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE?

 

Granted February 2, 2007

Marvin Teal v. State of Maryland - Case No. 130, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - WAS A CONDITION OF PROBATION THAT THE PROBATIONER NOT VIEW PORNOGRAPHY ON THE INTERNET VALID?

David Maurer v. Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Co. - Case No. 131, September Term 2005.

ISSUE - TORTS - WAS IT PROPER TO INSTRUCT THE JURY AS TO A PASSENGER'S NEGLIGENCE BASED ON THE PASSENGER'S PURPORTED INTOXICATION?

John A., et ux., next friends of A.A. v. Board of Education for Howard County - Case No. 132, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - ADMINSITRATIVE LAW - DID THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS HAVE SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION OVER A COMPLAINT FILED UNDER THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT.20 U.S.C., SECTIONS 1400 ET.SEQ. AND ITS MARYLAND COUNTERPART?

Robert Leo Donald Smith, et al., v. Scott Danielczyk, et al. - Case No. 133, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - TORTS - IS A POLICE OFFICER ABSOLUTELY IMMUNE FROM LIABILITY FOR DEFAMATION FOR STATEMENTS MADE BY HIM IN AN APPLICATION FOR A SEARCH AND SEIZURE WARRANT?

Marnitta King v. State of Maryland - Case No. 134, September Term 2006.

ISSUE - CONTEMPT - MAY A COURT SUMMARILY IMPOSE SANCTIONS FOR CONTEMPT AFTER HAVING DECIDED ON A PRIOR DATE NOT TO PROCEED SUMMARILY?

 

Denied February 6, 2007

Jackson, Raheem v. State - Pet. Docket No. 530
Ferguson, Michael v. State - Pet. Docket No. 573