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Baltimore prosecutors, Innocence Project receive federal grant to support partnership (access required)

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office and the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project received a grant to fund additional staff to support their efforts to identify and investigate wrongful convictions. The combined $219,366 in funds from the U.S. Department of Justice will ...

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Man exonerated for ’04 murder after Innocence Project intervenes (access required)

A Baltimore man who served 13 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was released Tuesday after prosecutors asked for his conviction to be vacated and dropped the charges because of newly-discovered exonerating evidence. Lamar Johnson, 33, ...

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Third body camera ‘reenactment’ reported to Baltimore prosecutors this month (access required)

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office announced another round of dropped charges Monday after police self-reported a questionable body-worn camera incident in early August. The most recent video was reported to prosecutors Aug. 2 as “a reenactment of the seizure ...

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Baltimore prosecutors can guide police behavior under consent decree, legal observers say (access required)

The consent decree governing police reform in Baltimore is 200-plus pages mandating sweeping changes for how the city’s officers interact with the public and handle allegations of misconduct. But it does not give any instructions to a potential key player ...

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Baltimore prosecutors: Role in hearing on access to internal affairs files ‘proactive’ (access required)

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Criminal defense attorneys celebrated a victory for transparency this week as they were given permission by a Baltimore city judge to attempt to introduce internal affairs records for a police sergeant into evidence in their clients’ cases. But statements from ...

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Mosby challenger confirms candidacy for state’s attorney in ’18 (access required)

Baltimore criminal defense lawyer Charles N. Curlett Jr. will challenge Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby in 2018, a decision he began considering last summer before filing paperwork with the Board of Elections in the fall. “Everything is trending in the ...

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With Freddie Gray case, time might be of essence for defense (access required)

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office has, under the Maryland Rules, until the end of the month to turn over discovery in the Freddie Gray case. But lawyers for the six indicted police officers said last week in court filings ...

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Baltimore murder conviction reversed due to prosecutor’s error (access required)

The prosecution’s challenge to an accused murderer's testimony came too late, a Maryland appeals court has held, overturning the man’s conviction and life sentence.

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