Maryland Courts

PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2014

 

Granted July 24, 2015

Blue Water Baltimore et al. v. Maryland Department of the Environment - Case No. 43, September Term, 2015

Issues – Environmental Law – 1) Did the MS4 permits issued by the Md. Dept. of the Environment to Baltimore Co., Anne Arundel Co., and Prince George’s Co. for the counties’ municipal storm sewer system appropriately incorporate by reference publicly available materials and was the requirement for restoration of 20% of pre-2002 developed impervious surfaces specific, measurable, and enforceable? 2) Was the Department’s final decision to issue the permits with a 20% restoration requirement based upon the State’s Chesapeake Bay total maximum daily loads strategies, and a reporting requirement to establish strategies to address wasteload allocations, supported by substantial evidence?

Blue Water Baltimore et al. v. Maryland Department of the Environment, et al. - Case No. 44, September Term, 2015

Issues – Environmental Law – 1) Do the provisions of the MS4 permit that require that the public have an opportunity to review and comment on restoration plans intended to meet the wasteload allocations established for the permittee under applicable total maximum daily loads satisfy state public participation requirements? 2) Do the provisions of the MS4 permit satisfy federal monitoring requirements?

Ann Lane v. Supervisor of Assessments of Montgomery County - Case No. 41, September Term, 2015

Issues – Taxation – 1) Whether evidence of sales consummated subsequent to the Date of Finality is admissible in property tax assessment cases? 2) Does the record lack substantial evidence to support the Tax Court’s determination of assessed value where the Tax Court relied upon sales of units that differ in location, layout and size?

Maryland Department of the Environment, et al. v. Anacostia Riverkeeper, et al. - Case No. 42, September Term, 2015

Issues – Environmental Law – 1) Did the MS4 permit issued by the Md. Dept. of the Environment to Montgomery Co. for the county’s municipal storm sewer system appropriately incorporate by reference publicly available materials and was the requirement for restoration of 20% of pre-2002 developed impervious surfaces specific, measurable, and enforceable? 2) Was the Department’s final decision to issue the permit with a 20% restoration requirement, and a reporting requirement to establish strategies to address wasteload allocations, supported by substantial evidence?

Denied July 27, 2015

Abreu v. Condominium 4 at the Colonnade - Pet. Docket No. 156 *
Addison v. Satterwhite - Pet. Docket No. 108 *
Bell v. Baltimore City Police Dept. - Pet. Docket No. 146 *
Bennett, Dante L. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 125 *
Brown, Gabriel M. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 60 *
Brumm v. Nwadike - Pet. Docket No. 159 *
Brunson v. Univ. of MD Medical System Corp. - Pet. Docket No. 120 *
Cameron, Darius Dontee v. State - Pet. Docket No. 131 *
Carter v. Carter - Pet. Docket No. 176 *
Cowpens v. Baltimore City Dept. of Housing & Community Dev. - Pet. Docket No. 130 *
Davis v. MD State Dept. of Education Office of Child Care - Pet. Docket No. 135 *
Dixon v. Columbia Association - Pet. Docket No. 119 *
Drummond, Byron S. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 154 *
Duran, Fioranny v. State - Pet. Docket No. 43 *
First Federal v. Montgomery Co. - Pet. Docket No. 160 *
Fitzgerald, Robert L. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 697 and conditional cross-petition
Footes, Aaron Devon v. State - Pet. Docket No. 153 *
Graves, Montello Deandre v. State - Pet. Docket No. 134 *
Jackson, Tavon v. State - Pet. Docket No. 127 *
Kissi v. Schwartz - Pet. Docket No. 116 *
Langley, Kendell v. State - Pet. Docket No. 162 *
Love, Torrey Lamont v. State - Pet. Docket No. 171 *
Love, Torrey v. State - Pet. Docket No. 172 *
Martin v. McBride - Pet. Docket No. 129 *
Mayor & City Council of Baltimore v. Campbell - Pet. Docket No. 148 *
McClurkin, Dijon v. State - Pet. Docket No. 114 *
McNeil, Rudolph v. State - Pet. Docket No. 727
Melton, Ricky Lamont v. State - Pet. Docket No. 140 *
Mikkilineni v. Sanchez-Trinidad, Goldberg, & Goldberg - Pet. Docket No. 106 *
Montgomery v. Baltimorean Apartments - Pet. Docket No. 28 *
Muhammad, Abdul v. State - Pet. Docket No. 132 *
Parker v. Parker - Pet. Docket No. 79 *
Pozzo v. CSX Transportation - Pet. Docket No. 124 *
Presidential Towers Condos. v. Thomas N O'Connor Plumbing & Heating - Pet. Docket No. 126 *
Pulley, Don v. State - Pet. Docket No. 143 *
Ramos v. Hartley - Pet. Docket No. 137 *
Sanford, Sean v. State - Pet. Docket No. 128 *
State v. Carver, Steven - Pet. Docket No. 10 *
State v. Hannah, Corey - Pet. Docket No. 532
State v. Scott, Sean - Pet. Docket No. 287
State v. Shaw, Dameon - Pet. Docket No. 118 * and conditional cross-petition
Stevenson, Shawn v. S tate - Pet. Docket No. 98 *
Tunis & Diffendal v. Dept. of Natural Resources & Marsh - Pet. Docket No. 155 *
Unger, Merle W. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 151 *
Vines, Keon v. State - Pet. Docket No. 147 *
Weigle, Roger F. v. State - Pet. Docket No. 169 *
Whaley, Jonathan v. State - Pet. Docket No. 122 *
Witten v. Wittstadt - Pet. Docket No. 86 *









* September Term 2015