Author Archives: Louis Krauss

Louis Krauss covers the business of law at The Daily Record. Anyone with news tips or stories can email him at lkrauss@thedailyrecord.com or call (443) 524-8165. You can follow on Twitter: @louiskraussnews

Baltimore Legal Hackers discuss return of aerial surveillance program

(Louis Krauss) Defense attorney Ivan Bates discusses Baltimore's upcoming surveillance plane program at the Baltimore Legal Hackers meeting Tuesday at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

When Jawan Richards was shot in the neck by a Gun Trace Task Force officer in early 2016, his attorney did not know that the entire incident had been filmed by a surveillance plane thousands of feet above the city.

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Baltimore jury awards $840K to man whose father died after surgery

Baltimore City Circuit Court. (File photo)

A Baltimore jury has awarded more than $840,000 to a man whose 68-year-old father died following spinal disc surgery, during which the neurosurgeon severed the patient’s left vertebral artery, according to the complaint. After a five-day trial in Baltimore City ...

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UMD students offer free expungement services in vacated cases


Students from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law have volunteered to provide free expungement services to people whose convictions have been vacated because officers from Baltimore’s corrupt Gun Trace Task Force provided evidence in their cases. The ...

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Senate bill would help fund diversity programs at law schools

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Dean Donald Tobin. (The Daily Record / File photo)

The deans of Maryland’s two law schools and former law students addressed a Senate panel Wednesday in support of a bill that would funnel state funds into programs at both schools to support incoming students from the state’s historically black ...

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