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Baltimore seeks dismissal of outstanding claim in wrongful conviction suit

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A wrongfully convicted man who already obtained a $15 million verdict against a Baltimore Police Department detective will continue litigating a claim of constitutional violations against the department after a federal appeals court dismissed an appeal of the verdict because the ...

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Harrison wants to reduce workloads, improve morale in BPD

Acting Commissioner Michael Harrison addresses a Greater Baltimore Committee meeting on Monday. (Heather Cobun)

Addressing a Baltimore business group Monday morning, Baltimore’s new acting police commissioner said he’s confident the department can be overhauled but stressed the need to reduce officers’ workloads and to establish better systems for training and accountability. Acting Commissioner Michael ...

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Family of man freed by UB Innocence Project files wrongful conviction suit

Malcolm Bryant addresses the audience at a UB School of Law symposium on wrongful convictions on Sept. 29, 2016. Professor Michele Nethercott, director of UB’s Innocence Project Clinic, is at right. (University of Baltimore School of Law)

The family of a Baltimore man exonerated by DNA evidence is suing the Baltimore Police Department for actions the family claims violated the man’s rights and led to his wrongful conviction. Malcolm Jabbar Bryant died in 2017 at the age of 42. He ...

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