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Tag Archives: 11th Amendment

Police department appeals ruling on immunity from suit in GTTF case (access required)

The Baltimore Police Department will seek an appellate ruling on whether it is a city or a state agency for the purposes of federal lawsuits claiming the department is liable for the misconduct of its officers. U.S. District Judge Ellen ...

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4th Circuit: U.S. courts closed to job bias claims against Md. agencies (access required)

Federal courthouse doors are closed to discrimination claims against Maryland state agencies under the state’s Fair Employment Practices Act, a U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday in dismissing a former prison system budget director’s claim he was fired because he is ...

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Md. officials immune from suit for alleged Medicaid wrongs, 4th Circuit says (access required)

Nursing homes cannot sue state officials to recover unpaid Medicaid benefits on behalf of past patients, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday in denying compensation requests by three Maryland facilities against health and social-services secretaries. In its 3-0 decision, the ...

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