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Author Archives: Heather Cobun

Heather Cobun is the trial courts reporter at The Daily Record. Got news? Call her at (443) 524-8191. Follow her on Twitter: @hcobun.

Court of Appeals has questions for lawyers on both sides of Freddie Gray cases

ANNAPOLIS – The judges on Maryland’s highest court expressed skepticism Thursday that the rights of six officers charged in the Freddie Gray cases would be trampled if the court did not intercede and overturn the trial judge’s interpretations of state’s ...

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Freddie Gray defendants claim improper appeal by state

Three of the officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray claim the Maryland Office of the Attorney General had no right to appeal a trial court order declining to compel Officer William Porter to testify against them. ...

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Md. Judiciary, prosecutors question process of partial expungements

The logistics of a proposed bill which would allow people with multiple criminal charges from one incident to expunge the ones that qualify for removal from their record were questioned at a committee hearing Wednesday, with judges and prosecutors objecting to ...

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Immunity question in Porter appeal could end up in Supreme Court

Maryland’s highest court faces a case of first impression next week when it will be asked to determine whether Officer William Porter can be compelled to testify against his fellow officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray ...

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