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September 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants

The Court of Appeals today granted review in one criminal appeal and two civil appeals.

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Maryland Certiorari Statistics, 2019 Term

By Steve Klepper (Twitter: @MDAppeal)

For three years now, I’ve tracked the Court of Appeals’ petition docket. The judiciary’s annual statistical reports give the overall grant rate for civil and criminal certiorari petitions. Because the majority of petitions each year are filed pro se, however, the overall statistics are not terribly helpful for lawyers in advising their clients regarding the odds of certiorari.

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August 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants, Part 2

Today the Court of Appeals posted one additional certiorari grant, outside its typical schedule for deciding petitions.

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August 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants

Today the Maryland Court of Appeals granted certiorari in two criminal cases and one civil case. Read More…

July 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants

By Steve Klepper (Twitter: @MDAppeal)

Yesterday, the Court of Appeals granted seven certiorari petitions. I’ll be counting three of those petitions as one because they were on petitions filed by the State from the same Court of Special Appeals opinion, with all three petitions presenting the same questions relating to jury nullification.

The cases have been scheduled for argument during the Court’s December 2020 sitting.

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June 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants

Today the Court of Appeals of Maryland granted certiorari in two cases, both on petitions by the State in criminal cases. Read More…

May 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants

The Maryland Court of Appeals has posted three new certiorari grants. It also recently accepted a certified question from the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. The four cases, with questions presented, are listed below.

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April 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants

The Maryland Court of Appeals today granted review in two cases, both civil. They include the final certiorari petition filed by former City Solicitor (and Fourth Circuit Judge) Andre Davis before his retirement. The two cases, with questions presented, are below.

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March 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants (one extra)

The Maryland Court of Appeals issued one additional certiorari grant on March 30, following last week’s monthly conference. The grant, with question presented, appears after the jump.

(In certiorari-adjacent news, the Fourth Circuit yesterday granted initial hearing en banc in Mayor & City of Council of Baltimore.) Read More…

March 2020 Maryland Certiorari Grants

Eight reported opinions of the Court of Special Appeals are now under further appellate review. Here are the writs of certiorari issued by the Court of Appeals today: Read More…