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Court of Appeals approves rule to let state vacate unjust convictions

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s highest court adopted a rule Tuesday to establish a process to allow prosecutors to move to vacate convictions they feel they can no longer stand behind. The Court of Appeals, with only six members present due to ...

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Prosecutors vacate 1992 conviction through Innocence Project partnership

A man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was released Tuesday after a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge vacated his conviction at the request of prosecutors. Clarence Shipley was convicted in 1992 of ...

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New term gives Mosby chance to silence critics, roll out progressive policies

Marilyn Mosby gained international prominence just months after becoming Baltimore state’s attorney when she stood before the War Memorial and announced she was charging six police officers for their alleged role in the death of Freddie Gray.

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Judge to hear final arguments on Bates’ residency Friday

A Baltimore judge is expected to rule Friday on a challenge to state’s attorney candidate Ivan Bates’ residency after hearing testimony Thursday afternoon. Baltimore resident Kristien Miller is arguing that Bates moved to Howard County in 2012 where he owned ...

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Baltimore grand jury indicts officer involved in controversial body camera incident

A Baltimore city grand jury has indicted a police officer on charges of tampering with or fabricating evidence and misconduct in office based on body worn camera footage that surfaced last year appearing to show him placing drugs on the ground then ...

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