Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2007

 

Granted November 7, 2007

In Re: Nicole B. and Max B. - Case No. 73, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - FAMILY LAW - UNDER THE FEDERAL INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE WORDS "ACTIVE EFFORTS" BY THE SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO PREVENT THE BREAKUP OF AN INDIAN FAMILY?

State v. Scott L. Rendelman - Case No. 74, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - WAS THE EVIDENCE SUFFICIENT TO CONVICT THE DEFENDANT OF EXTORTION BY ECONOMIC THREAT?

Kevin Walker v. State of Maryland - Case No. 75, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - DID THE RECORD ADEQUATELY REFLECT THAT THE DEFENDANT WAIVED HIS RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL?

Curtis C. Starr v. State of Maryland - Case No. 76, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - IS A SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN A DANGEROUS WEAPON UNDER THE STATUTE PROHIBITING OPENLY WEARING AND CARRYING A DANGEROUS WEAPON?

E. Diane Connolly, John H. Hatfield, Kathy Hatfield and J. Donald Braden, Personal Representative of the Estate of Grace H. Hatfield v. Elizabeth Newman - Case No. 77, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - ORPHANS' COURTS - DO ORPHANS' COURTS OF THIS STATE HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORITY TO ISSUE INJUNCTIONS?

William James Mitchell v. State of Maryland - Case No. 317, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - DID THE TRIAL JUDGE PROPERLY DENY THE DEFENDANT'S MOTION THAT THE TRIAL JUDGE RECUSE HIMSELF FROM THE CASE?

David Robinson v. State of Maryland - Case No. 71, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - IS THE TERM "FAMILY MEMBER" CONSTITUTIONALLY VAGUE AS USED IN THE CHILD ABUSE STATUTE?

Joyce A. Griffin v. Howard N. Bierman, et al. - Case No. 79, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - REAL PROPERTY - DO ADDITIONAL STEPS NEED TO BE TAKEN TO NOTIFY A HOMEOWNER OF A FORECLOSURE SALE WHEN A CERTIFIED-MAIL NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SENT TO THE HOMEOWNER IS RETURNED UNDELIVERED?

Kevin Wilson-X v. Department of Human Resources, Baltimore City Office of Child Support Enforcement ex rel, Yasmin Patrick - Case No. 80, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - FAMILY LAW - IS A DISABLED PERSON LIVING ON SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME ALONE ENTITLED TO A ZERO DOLLAR PER MONTH CHILD SUPPORT ORDER?

Mary Susan Crickenberger v. Hyundai Motor America - Case No. 81, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - PRODUCTS LIABILITY - IS A MOTOR VEHICLE OWNER REQUIRED TO PRESENT EXPERT TESIMONY OF A DEFECT, MALFUNCTION OR ERROR IN THE VEHICLE?

The Safety National Casualty Ins. Co. Insurance Company d/b/a 4 Aces Bail Bonds, Inc. - Case No. 82, September Term 2007.

ISSUE - BAIL BONDS - IS A BAIL BONDSMAN DISCHARGED FROM THE BOND WHEN DEPORTATION LAWS OF ANOTHER COUNTRY DENY THE DEFENDANT'S REENTRY TO THE UNITED STATES AND THUS HIS APPEARANCE IN COURT?

 

Denied November 9, 2007

9-11 Families v. Echalar - Pet. Docket No. 300
Andresen v. Great Seneca - Pet. Docket No. 35
Braun v. UMMC - Pet. Docket No. 197
Burle, Earl Edward v. State - Pet. Docket No. 291
Delouise v. Dulin - Pet. Docket No. 290
Evans v. Miller - Pet. Docket No. 320
Finley, Kristopher D. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 319
Foote v. Criminal Injuries - Pet. Docket No. 236
Friedberg v. Papkin - Pet. Docket No. 321 and cross-petition
Gardner, Shawn Earl v. State - Pet. Docket No. 311
Holly, Aaron Dwayne v. State - Pet. Docket No. 315
Holmes, Dale Rodney v. State - Pet. Docket No. 308
Hutson v. Six Flags - Pet. Docket No. 196 (motion for reconsideration)
In Re: Del'Marcus Dewan B. - Pet. Docket No. 303
Ingram v. FS2P - Pet. Docket No. 117
Johnson v. Hall - Pet. Docket No. 176
Jones v. GEICO - Pet. Docket No. 301
Knoblauch v. K&M - Pet. Docket No. 168
Lawrence, Gregory L. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 237
McAteer v. Adkins Co. - Pet. Docket No. 312
Mehciz, Evans P. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 316
Mister, Quinn Marshan v. State - Pet. Docket No. 324
Moody v. Dept. of Labor - Pet. Docket No. 313
Mosley v. Maryland Financial - Pet. Docket No. 299
Morton v. Morton - Pet. Docket No. 284
Mitchell v. Goosepoint - Pet. Docket No. 297
Newman, Elsa Dorothy v. State - Pet. Docket No. 322
Odeh v. DLLR - Pet. Docket No. 287
Odeh v. Insurance Commission - Pet. Docket No. 288
Reeves v. LaSalle Bank - Pet. Docket No. 119 (motion for reconsideration)
Schaefer v. Belitsos - Pet. Docket No. 306
Solomon, Carvin Jr. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 220
TGM v. Struever - Pet. Docket No. 323
Thomas, Kenneth Monte v. State - Pet. Docket No. 309
Tucker, Larry v. State - Pet. Docket No. 182
White, Kimberly C. T. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 310
Willes v. Southern Management - Pet. Docket No. 318