4th Circuit reinstates $2.3M award to man falsely held as ‘Charles Village rapist’

A federal appeals court Monday reinstated a $2.3 million jury award to a Baltimore man who was falsely held in jail for 15 months as the “Charles Village rapist,” saying city police officers lacked probable cause to make an arrest. In its published 3-0 decision, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said U.S. District Judge ...

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