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4th Circuit upholds convictions of three Baltimore gang members

Judge prevented jury bias, appeals court says

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the racketeering-related convictions of three violent Baltimore gang members after concluding the trial judge had properly addressed their attorneys’ concerns about anxiety-related jury bias due to jurors’ fears of gang retaliation. Lawyers for the Black Guerrilla Family gang members had argued on appeal that Chief U.S. District Judge James ...

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