12 Jul 2018, 6:59 am
Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Self-defense or defense of others Donnell Johnson, appellant, was charged in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City with murder in the first and second degrees, first and second-degree assault, and carrying a dangerous weapon. [read post]
24 Jul 2017, 2:14 pm
Criminal procedure — Non-expert testimony — Pistol’s capability Following a five-day trial, a jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted appellant Donnell Walker of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in a crime of violence for the death of Victor Gwaltney, and reckless endangerment related to the shooting of Corey Staley. ... [read post]
9 Oct 2017, 8:18 am
On appeal, Bennett contends that the trial court erred in denying his motion for a mistrial after one of the State’s witnesses testified ... [read post]
14 Dec 2020, 7:44 am
Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — First-degree murder In 2018, a Prince George’s County jury convicted appellant Alvin Donnell Vaughn (“Vaughn”) of first degree murder, home invasion, use of a handgun in a crime of violence, committing a violent crime in the presence of a minor, illegal possession of a regulated firearm, and possession ... [read post]
Merit Decision: State-Employed Social Worker Need Not Mirandize Alleged Perpetrator During Jail Interview. State v. Jackson.
12 Jun 2018, 8:26 am
”) State v. [read post]
Merit Decision: Court Finds State Constitutional Violation For Extraterritorial Traffic Stop. State v. Brown.
29 Jun 2015, 6:58 am
15 Jul 2014, 10:04 am
On October 30, 2013, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. [read post]
Merit Decision. Long and Complicated Explanation of Why Search Warrant was Invalid and Suppression Required. State v. Castagnola .
2 May 2015, 7:42 am
26 Aug 2014, 11:22 am
From a new decision by the Eighth Circuit, Donnell v. [read post]
19 Jan 2014, 6:03 am
Merit Decision. Court Again Applies Good-Faith Exception, This Time to Avoid Suppression of Evidence From Warrantless GPS Search. State v. Johnson
15 Nov 2014, 9:30 am
In State v. [read post]
5 Oct 2018, 7:17 am
24 Jan 2011, 3:11 am
Appointment and removal of Special Police OfficersO'Donnell v. [read post]
What’s On Their Minds: Properly Preserving An Off-The-Record Discussion For Appeal. State of Ohio v. Andrea Beasley.
19 May 2017, 6:06 am
State Appellate Court Finds That Orthopedic Resident Not Liable For Patient Injured During Knee Replacement Surgery
10 May 2018, 8:00 am
Blendowski v. [read post]
Extra! Extra! Court Reverses Itself in State v. Aalim; Upholds Mandatory Juvenile Transfer Statutes.
25 May 2017, 6:32 am
The court has granted reconsideration in State v. [read post]
1 Nov 2011, 7:59 pm
So I was particularly tickled to see his win in United States v. [read post]
Merit Decision: Court Rebuffs Constitutional Challenge to Ohio’s Death Penalty Sentencing Scheme. State v. Mason.
24 Apr 2018, 9:07 am
Merit Decision: Court Disapproves Arrest Warrants Issued Without A Probable Cause Determination, But Denies Exclusion of Evidence as Remedy. State v. Hoffman
6 Nov 2014, 4:42 am