Highest Case Note from Write-On 2019: State v. Johnson, 458 Md. 519, 183 A.3d 119 (2018)

Taylor Bayat*  The Maryland Court of Appeals reversed the Court of Special Appeals, which found that the suppression court erred in denying Respondent’s motion to suppress evidence of marijuana, concluding that the police officers had probable cause to search Respondent’s trunk after marijuana was found in the waistband of the front-seat passenger during a routineContinue reading “Highest Case Note from Write-On 2019: State v. Johnson, 458 Md. 519, 183 A.3d 119 (2018)”

Highest Case Note from Write-On 2018, discussing Sizer v. State, 456 Md. 350, 174 A.3d 326 (2017)

 Nicholas B. Jordan*  The Court of Appeals of Maryland affirmed the holding of the Court of Special Appeals, which found that the Circuit Court for Howard County erred by granting Petitioner’s motion to suppress evidence of a handgun and bottle of oxycodone pills discovered by police after conducting an unlawful search. Under the totality ofContinue reading “Highest Case Note from Write-On 2018, discussing Sizer v. State, 456 Md. 350, 174 A.3d 326 (2017)”

Highest Case Note from Write-On 2017, discussing Gupta v. State, 156 A.3d 785 (Md. 2017).

Meegan Jayne Smith[1] The Maryland Court of Appeals affirmed the holding of the Court of Special Appeals, finding the Circuit Court for Montgomery County violated Rule 4–326(d)(2), but that the error was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt.  Additionally, the Court of Appeals held the court did not err in denying Petitioner’s motion to suppress theContinue reading “Highest Case Note from Write-On 2017, discussing Gupta v. State, 156 A.3d 785 (Md. 2017).”