Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2009

 

Denied April 12, 2010

Aiken v. Siebert - Pet. Docket No. 552
Bishop, Dayron v. State - Pet. Docket No. 562
Brunenkant v. Vojdani - Pet. Docket No. 571
Burrow v. Henne and Jackson - Pet. Docket No. 570
Davidson v. Hansen - Pet. Docket No. 553
Dement-Carpenter v. Carpenter - Pet. Docket No. 557
Emeruwa, Kelechi v. State - Pet. Docket No. 509
Gezahagn v. Gebrealies - Pet. Docket No. 506
Gomez v. South-Lawn - Pet. Docket No. 564
Haggerty, John Francis v. State - Pet. Docket No. 558 (and cross-petition).
In Re: Adoption of Ashton T. - Pet. Docket No. 550
Jackson v. Church of Christ - Pet. Docket No. 568
Jefferson v. Miller Brothers - Pet. Docket No. 288 (motion for reconsideration)
Jews v. Insurance Commissioner - Pet. Docket No. 572
Kritsings v. State Farm - Pet. Docket No. 549
Maddox v. Cohn - Pet. Docket No. 576
Mariona v. Ramos - Pet. Docket No. 555
Mr. Lucky v. Ross - Pet. Docket No. 547
Mr. Lucky v. Calvert County - Pet. Docket No. 18, September Term 2010
Owhonda v. Owhonda - Pet. Docket No. 354
Phillips v. Hall - Pet. Docket No. 481 (motion for reconsideration)
Piechocki v. Colmers - Pet. Docket No. 566
Redman v. Realty Management - Pet. Docket No. 565
Sandora v. SACO - Pet. Docket No. 560
Williamas, Tracy Kenard v. State - Pet. Docket No. 569
Yarborough, Johann v. State - Pet. Docket No. 573

 

Granted April 8, 2010

Winston Elliott v. State - Pet. Docket No.575 and cross petition - both granted. Case No. 24, September Term 2010.

ISSUES - CRIMINAL LAW - (1) DID LOWER COURT ERR IN RAISING AND DECIDING INEVITABLE DISCOVERY SUA SPONTE, WHERE THE STATE FAILED TO RAISE IT AT ANY POINT DURING ANY OF THE PROCEEDINGS? (2) DID LOWER COURT ERR IN REFUSING TO COMPEL DISCLOSURE OF THE IDENTITY OF THE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT, WHERE PETITIONER’S DEFENSE WAS THAT INFORMANT WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVISING CIRCUMSTANCES THAT LED TO HIS ARREST? (3) DID LOWER COURT ERR IN FINDING THAT THE MANNER IN WHICH POLICE DETAINED PETITIONER PRIOR TO CANINE SEARCH OF HIS VEHICLE CONSTITUTED ARREST, AND NOT INVESTIGATORY DETENTION?

Robert Lamont Ireland v. Bobby Shearin - Case No. 26, September Term 2010.

ISSUE - STATUTORY - MD PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT (MPIA) - DID THE TRIAL COURT ERR IN DISMISSING APPELLANT’S COMPLAINT SEEKING TO ENFORCE HIS RIGHT TO INSPECT RECORDS UNDER THE MPIA?

J. Micheal Stouffer, Commissioner of Corrections, et al. v. Eric Holbrook - Case No. 25, September Term 2010. (motion for expedited proceedings denied).

ISSUE - STATUTORY - DOES CORR. SERVS. ARTICLE SEC. 3-704(b)(2) WHICH PROVIDES AN INMATE WHOSE TERM OF CONFINEMENT INCLUDES A SENTENCE FOR A CRIME OF VIOLENCE OR A DRUG CRIME IS TO RECEIVE GOOD CONDUCT CREDITS AT THE RATE OF ONLY FIVE DAYS PER MONTH OVER THE TERM OF CONFINEMENT, PERMIT AN AWARD OF TEN GOOD CONDUCT CREDITS PER MONTH ON SENTENCES IN THE TERM OF CONFINEMENT FOR NON-VIOLENT, NON-DRUG CRIMES?