Maryland Court of Appeals Decisions

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Recent Decisions From the Maryland Court of Appeals

Town of Forest Heights v. Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission  
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 21/18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals held that a proposed municipal annexation that encompassed an area consisting entirely of tax-exempt properties did not require consent from the owners of such properties pursuant to Md. Code Ann. Lo...

Attorney Grievance v. Sanderson
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 3ag/18
Attorney Grievance v. Robbins
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 12ag/17
Resignation of Rand
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 69ag/18
State v. Sewell  
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 20/18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court's decision to admit text messages that Defendant sent to his wife's cell phone, holding that the confidential martial communications privilege does not attach to communicatio...

State v. Shortall  
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 31/18

Justia Opinion Summary: In this prosecution under environmental laws the Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Court of Special Appeals finding that Defendant was deprived of the right to the effective assistance of counsel, holding tha...

State v. Robertson  
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 40/18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Court of Special Appeals reversing Defendant's conviction for accessory after the fact to murder and remanding the case for a new trial, holding that application of wheth...

Collins v. State  
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 54/18

Justia Opinion Summary: In this criminal case, the Court of Appeals reversed the judgment of the Court of Special Appeals affirming Defendant's conviction, holding that the circuit court abused its discretion by asking compound "strong feelings...

Romero v. Perez  
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 27/18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals explained in this opinion its reasons underlying its December 7, 2018 order, in which the Court issued an order reversing the judgment of the Court of Special Appeals affirming the decision of the ci...

In re G.R.  
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 32/18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals reversed the judgment of the Court of Special Appeals vacating in part the juvenile court's order and determining that the juvenile court erred in ordering $65 in restitution to rekey three household...

Floyd v. Mayor & City Council of Baltimore  
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 35/18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the circuit court granting the motion to dismiss filed by Respondent, the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, as to Taxpayers' complaint for declaratory judgment challenging...

George v. Baltimore County, Maryland  
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 37/18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the Court of Special Appeals affirming the judgment of the circuit court concluding that Petitioners, Baltimore County taxpayers, lacked standing to challenge the County's op...

Reinstatement of Njogu
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 12ag/18
Attorney Grievance v. Nave
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 19ago/18
Attorney Grievance v. Lekfowitz
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 29ag/18
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