The first senior officer charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray is expected to go to trial the first week in July, but experts do not believe his elevated rank will make him any more legally culpable in ...Read More »
Allegations of childhood sexual abuse from more than 30 years ago may result in Maryland’s top court reviewing its 1996 decision finding no legal significance between a repressed memory of a traumatic event and mere forgetfulness.Read More »
Maryland’s second highest court has called for an end to the shackling of defendants in juvenile court absent a clear security concern, saying the practice ill-serves the goals of rehabilitating the children, developing their character and protecting their mental and physical health.Read More »
A Baltimore judge on Thursday threw out the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case formed the subject of the wildly popular Serial podcast’s first season, and granted a request for a new trial. Syed was convicted of murdering his ...Read More »
Business law firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP has announced the launch of a new “strategic alliance” with U.K. law firm Bond Dickinson, a development the firm said will solidify and expand the existing informal relationship between the two ...Read More »
GERMANTOWN — A former Montgomery County court commissioner has been found guilty of soliciting a minor. News outlets report that 30-year-old Daniel Read of Germantown was convicted Wednesday of one felony count of solicitation of sex with a minor. Arrest ...
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GLENARDEN — A grand jury has indicted a former elementary school volunteer in Prince George’s County on 270 counts of child pornography and related charges. The Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office announced the indictment against 22-year-old Deonte Carraway on ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland court has ruled a new trial can proceed against a man charged with killing a North Carolina teenager. The Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the state’s intermediate appellate court, issued the ruling Wednesday. The case involves ...
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A Baltimore-based pallet company has agreed to pay more than $200,000 to settle one of the first cases brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging unlawful discrimination based on sexual orientation. Pallet Companies, known as IFCO Systems, will pay ...Read More »