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Court of Appeals reinstates $200K award

Maryland’s top court has reinstated a $200,000 damages award to a woman who was roused from her bed and assaulted by Prince George’s County deputy sheriffs executing an arrest warrant. In its 7-0 decision, the Court of Appeals said Kimberly ...

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Prince George’s settles excessive-force suit

A Hyattsville man who claimed he was beaten by three Prince George’s police officers in 2008 has reached an out-of-court settlement of his $20 million federal civil rights lawsuit against the county. Cody Denard Beasley claimed he suffered permanent nerve ...

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City settles police misconduct suit for $30K

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates approved a $30,000 payment to settle an excessive force lawsuit filed by a 33-year-old city man who claimed he was beaten and jailed by police after he called in a domestic abuse complaint. The board approved ...

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