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Author Archives: Heather Cobun

Baltimore prosecutors: Role in hearing on access to internal affairs files ‘proactive’

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Criminal defense attorneys celebrated a victory for transparency this week as they were given permission by a Baltimore city judge to attempt to introduce internal affairs records for a police sergeant into evidence in their clients’ cases. But statements from ...

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Attorneys gain access to Baltimore police officer’s internal affairs records

1.12.2017 BALTIMORE, MD- Mayor Catherine E. Pugh  joined by U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch to announce agreement on the Department of Justice Consent Decree concerning practices by the Baltimore Police Department. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Defense attorneys will seek to have evidence from more than 30 internal affairs records relating to a Baltimore police sergeant admitted in multiple criminal cases after a judge granted them access to the files last week. Attorneys for 20 defendants argued ...

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Closing arguments in Md. college segregation case set for June

Coppin State Science and Technology Center

After weeks of testimony on the appropriate remedy for Maryland’s failure to effectively desegregate its colleges and universities, the parties have tentatively scheduled closing arguments for June. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake ruled four years ago in favor of the ...

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