Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2006

 

Granted March 14, 2007

Alex Medenica v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore - Case No. 138, Sept. Term 2006.

ISSUE - MOTOR VEHICLES - WAS THE CITY LIABLE FOR SELLING AN IMPOUNDED VEHICLE WHICH HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY STOLEN?

State of Maryland v. David Allen Testerman - Case No. 139, Sept. Term 2006.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - MAY AN APPELLATE COURT UPON DIRECT REVIEW DETERMINE THAT DEFENSE COUNSEL WAS INEFFECTIVE BECAUSE HE ALLOWED A LESSER CHARGE TO GO TO THE JURY?

Darrell Holmes A/K/A Lendro Thomas v. State of Maryland - Case No. 140, Sept. Term 2006.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - MAY A DEFENDANT WHO ENTERS A GUILTY PLEA ON A CRIMINAL CHARGE LATER CHALLENGE THE CONVICTION IN A CORAM NOBIS PETITION?

Louise M. Bubb, et al. v. Jean S. Laws, Special Administrator of the Estate of Howard R. Masimore - Case No. 141, Sept. Term 2006.

ISSUE - CIVIL PROCEDURE - WHAT PROCEDURE MUST A PARTY FOLLOW IN ASSERTING A FIFTH AMENDMENT PRIVILEGE IN A CIVIL SUIT?

Andrew Bednar, et al v. Provident Bank of Maryland - Case No. 142, Sept. Term 2006. (Petition is granted and cross-petition is denied.)

ISSUE - COMMERCIAL LAW - MAY CLOSING COSTS BE ASSESSED AGAINST A CONSUMER BORROWER WHO FULLY PREPAYS A SECOND MORTGAGE LOAN?

Robert J. Dvorak, et al. v. Anne Arundel County Ethics Commission - Case No. 143, Sept. Term 2006. (Petition and cross-petition granted.)

ISSUE - COUNTIES - BASED ON VIOLATION OF THE REPEALED LAWS MAY THE COUNTY ETHICS COMMISSION RESTRICT THE CONDUCT OF FORMER COUNTY EMPLOYEES IN PENDING LITIGATION?

 

Denied March 16, 2007

Appleton v. Cecil County - Pet. Docket No. 6*
Bennett v. Dept. of Assessments - Pet. Docket No. 552
Chesapeake Ranch v. Calvert County - Pet. Docket No. 547
Clark v. Wolf - Pet. Docket No. 566
Conners, Troy Curtis v. State
Diggs, Samuel Edward v. State
Garlock v. Snyder - Pet. Docket No. 554
Goldman v. Shulman - Pet. Docket No. 551
Hamilton v. Johnson - Pet. Docket No. 541
Hilditch, Wilbert v. State - Pet. Docket No. 549 and cross-petition
Jackson v. Perry - Pet. Docket No. 550
Jennings, Isaac v. State - Pet. Docket No. 555
Kelly, Anthony Quinton v. State - Pet. Docket No. 588
Kline v. Brice - Pet. Docket No. 578
Maurice Electrical v. Home Depot - Pet. Docket No. 544
Miles, Maurice Leon v. State - Pet. Docket No. 558
Monroe v. Mead - Pet. Docket No. 567
Montalbano v. MBNA - Pet. Docket No. 571
Montez, Grethel v. State - Pet Docket No. 545
Mott v. Mott - Pet. Docket No. 576
Mount Vernon v. BB&T - Pet. Docket No. 548
NILS v. Antezana - Pet. Docket No. 538
Poku v. Friedman - Pet. Docket No. 579
Reiger, Peter H. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 453
Szekely, Steven v. State - Pet. Docket No. 569
Smoot v. Ossani - Pet. Docket No. 386
Stapleton, Mark Allen v. State - Pet. Docket No. 561
State v. Abere B. Karibe-Ikiriko - Pet. Docket No. 560
Todd, Bernard Danglo v. State - Pet. Docket No. 574
Van Der Heyden v. Neuberger - Pet. Docket No. 584
Wagner v. Goodall - Pet. Docket No. 542
Weliver v. Board of Appeals - Pet. Docket No. 557
Wells v. Kupec - Pet. Docket No. 502
Windle v. Parole Commission - Pet. Docket No. 568



* September Term 2007