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Rohrer v. Humane Society of Washington County  
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 32/16

Justia Opinion Summary: While Md. Code. Ann. Crim. Law 10-615 does not provide for seizure of an animal that is already in state custody in connection with a criminal proceeding, an officer of a humane society may notify the animal’s owner or c...

Deer Automotive Group, LLC v. Brown  
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 62/16

Justia Opinion Summary: The circuit court’s order denying Appellant’s petition to compel arbitration was not a final, appealable judgment under Md. Code Ann. Cts. & Jud. Proc. 12-301. Appellees were individuals who each purchased vehicles from...

Elvaton Towne Condominium Regime II, Inc. v. Rose  
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 33/16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Maryland Condominium Act allows access to communally-held property to be restricted as a means to enforce payment of condominium fees, but such restrictions must first be authorized by the unit owners through agreeme...

Attorney Grievance v. Dyer & Gray
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 36ag/15
Attorney Grievance v. Kotlarsky
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 30ag/16
United Food & Commercial Workers International Union v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.  
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 42/16

Justia Opinion Summary: Between 2011 and 2013, a labor union held demonstrations at Walmart stores throughout Maryland, protesting Walmart’s employment conditions. Consequently, Walmart sued the union for trespass and nuisance and sought an inj...

Attorney Grievance v. Plank
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 59ag/15
Clarksville Residents Against Mortuary Defense Fund, Inc. v. Donaldson Properties  
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 70/16

Justia Opinion Summary: The circuit court and Court of Special Appeals affirmed the decision of the Howard County Board of Appeals approving a conditional use application for a funeral home in Howard County’s Rural Residential-Density Exchange...

Smith v. State  
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 80/16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Special Appeals did not err in concluding that Defendant’s sentence was imposed in violation of Maryland Rule 4-243(c) because, pursuant to a plea agreement, the State did not receive what it bargained for w...

Beaman v. State  
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 67/16

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, who was convicted of four counts of first-degree murder and sentenced to four consecutive terms of life without the possibility of parole, appealed the circuit court’s denial of his pro se petition for DNA tes...

Attorney Grievance v. Bellamy
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 6ag/16
National Waste Managers, Inc. v. Forks of the Patuxent Improvement Ass’n  
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 90/16

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1993, the Anne Arundel county board of appeals (Board) granted Petitioner special exceptions and variances to construct and landfill and sand and gravel operations. Three extensions of time were necessary to obtain th...

Attorney Grievance v. Wu
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 121ag/16
Attorney Grievance v. Ruhl
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 122ag/16
Attorney Grievance v. Vanzego
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 118ag/16
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