Judge dismisses suit over UMBC sexual assault investigations

Chasanow gives women 21 days to refile

A federal judge on Monday dismissed – at least for now -- a civil rights lawsuit alleging UMBC, county police and the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office improperly handled sexual assault investigations by at least five women. In dismissing the lawsuit without prejudice, U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow criticized the plaintiffs’ attorneys' “verbose complaint” whose ...

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