The full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals might hear a familiar voice as it considers whether the Baltimore Police Department’s use of aerial surveillance to fight crime in the city last year violated Baltimoreans’ constitutional protection against unreasonable searches ...Read More »
First of 2 parts In his last week as Baltimore’s city solicitor, Andre M. Davis saw the mayor who had persuaded him to leave the federal bench and join her administration receive a three-year federal prison sentence for fraud and ...Read More »
State and federal appellate courts will grapple this year with key questions about Baltimore’s liability for the widespread misconduct of its police department’s corrupt Gun Trace Task Force — and attorneys representing the officers’ victims are paying attention. The city contends that ...
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Citizens who have settled cases with Baltimore over alleged police misconduct are free to speak about their experiences regardless of any clause in their settlement agreement that restricts their speech, the city’s attorney said Wednesday. Baltimore City Solicitor Andre M. ...Read More »
Attorneys for Baltimore and a man who consented to a settlement with former Gun Trace Task Force officers have followed through on their plan to ask the Maryland Court of Appeals to weigh in on whether the city must pay ...Read More »
As more and more jurisdictions file lawsuits against drug manufacturers for their role in the opioid crisis, officials at a conference in Baltimore on Thursday stressed that a multifaceted approach was needed to target opioid addiction in Maryland and across ...Read More »
Baltimore’s immigrant community is more reticent to use non-cash benefits like free school lunches and public health vaccinations because of a change the U.S. Department of State made in processing visa applications, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. The city filed ...Read More »