Maryland Court of Appeals Decisions

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Recent Decisions From the Maryland Court of Appeals

Attorney Grievance v. Paul
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 4ag/17
Otto v. State  
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 60/17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Court of Special Appeals affirming the trial court, which convicted Petitioner of rape and sentenced him to a term of seven years incarceration and five years of supervis...

Kranz v. State  
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 63/17

Justia Opinion Summary: Jurisdiction under the Maryland Uniform Postconviction Procedure Act (UPPA), Md. Code Ann., Crim. Proc. 7-101 to -109, is determined upon the filing of a petition for postconviction relief and, barring a procedural defau...

Attorney Grievance Comm'n v. Clevenger
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 64/17
Kopp v. Schrader  
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 72/17

Justia Opinion Summary: In this dispute over constitutional limits on the governor’s power to make recess appointments, the Court of Appeals held that a provision in the state budget bill passed by the general assembly that precluded two guber...

Reinstatement of Sutley
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 74ag/17
Reinstatement of Meier
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 79ag/17
Attorney Grievance v. Cohen
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 34ag/17
Attorney Grievance v. Powell
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 9agpc/17
Young Electrical Contractors, Inc. v. Dustin Construction, Inc.  
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 8/17

Justia Opinion Summary: The award of summary judgment in favor of the general contractor against the subcontractor in this case based on a pay-if-paid clause was improper because the pay-if-paid clause did not apply to the issues in this case....

Attorney Grievance v. Kleinsmith
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 71ag/17
Attorney Grievance v. Jacobs
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 13ag/17
Attorney Grievance v. Sperling & Sperling
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 40ag/16
Calvo v. Montgomery County, Maryland  
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 48/17

Justia Opinion Summary: In this workers’ compensation case, the Court of Appeals clarified an exception to the "going and coming rule" - the special mission or errand doctrine. Employee, who was employed by Montgomery County, was injured in a...

Attorney Grievance v. Hulthage
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 78ag/17
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