Appeals from Final Judgments
Court of Special Appeals
Under Rule 8-202(a), "Except as otherwise provided in this Rule or by law, the notice of appeal shall be filed within 30 days after entry of the judgment or order from which the appeal is taken." Md. R. Evid. 8-202(a) (2017).
Under 8-202(f), "'Entry' as used in this Rule occurs on the day when the clerk of the lower court enters a record on the docket of the electronic case management system, used by that court”. Md. R. App. Rev., Ct. App. & Ct. Special App. 8-202(f) (2017). See also WBAL-TV Division, 477 A.2d 776 (Md. 1984).
Court of Appeals
Rule 8-302 provides the parameters for petitioning for writ of certiorari.
From appeal to Court of Special Appeals. "If a notice of appeal to the Court of Special Appeals has been filed pursuant to Rule 8-201, a petition for a writ of certiorari may be filed either before or after the Court of Special Appeals has rendered a decision, but not later than 15 days after the Court of Appeals issues its mandate or 30 days after the filing of that court’s decision." Md. R. App. Rev., Ct. App. & Ct. Special App. 8-302(a) (2017).
By other party. "If a timely petition for a writ of certiorari is filed by a party, any other party may file a petition for a writ of certiorari within 15 days after the date on which the first timely petition was filed or within any applicable time otherwise prescribed by this Rule, whichever is later. Md. R. App. Rev., Ct. App. & Ct. Special App. 8-302(c) (2017).
Right of Appeal—§12-301 of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article provides:
"[A] party may appeal from a final judgment entered in a civil or criminal case by a circuit court. The right of appeal exists from a final judgment entered by a court in the exercise of original, special, limited, statutory jurisdiction, unless in a particular case the right of appeal is expressly denied by law." Md. Code. Ann., Cts. & Jud. Proc. § 12-301 (2017).