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Baltimore to pay $2M to settle ‘Charles Village rapist’ lawsuit

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The Baltimore Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve Wednesday a $2 million settlement with a man who was wrongfully accused of rape and incarcerated for more than a year based on a warrant for his arrest which lacked sufficient probable cause.

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Freddie Gray officers oppose dismissal of civil case against Mosby co-defendant

The dismissal of a civil suit brought by Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray against Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has no bearing on remaining claims against her co-defendant from the Sheriff's Department, according to a new court filing by the plaintiffs.

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State outlines appeal of liability, injunction in HBCU litigation

Nearly five years after a federal judge found Maryland's state colleges and universities failed to effectively desegregate, the state will get to challenge on appeal that ruling and the subsequently ordered injunctive relief.

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4th Circuit holds Mosby is immune from Freddie Gray officers’ civil suits

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby is entitled to immunity from civil lawsuits brought by five of the police officers she charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held Monday in dismissing the cases.

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Foes of Maryland’s gun ban make final bid for high-court review

In their final bid for Supreme Court review, gun-rights advocates have pressed the justices to review and overturn a lower-court decision upholding the constitutionality of Maryland’s ban on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, those carrying more than 10 rounds ...

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Frosh urges justices to reject appeal of Maryland’s weapons ban

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand a lower-court decision upholding the constitutionality of the state’s ban on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, those carrying more than 10 rounds of ...

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