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Davis, ex-judge, will defend Baltimore’s aerial surveillance

“The fact you’re a former judge gets you nothing special in the 4th Circuit,” says Andre Davis, shown in a 2020 photo. “If anything I think they are harder on the former judge” so as not to show favoritism, he added.
 (The Daily Record / Jason Whong)

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 ...

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Judge: Baltimore is ‘ground zero’ for police reforms

U.S. District Chief Judge James K. Bredar

The Baltimore Police Department might finally be on its way toward implementing reforms required under an agreement it reached with the federal government to end unconstitutionally excessive tactics, the federal judge overseeing the three-year old accord said Thursday. Chief U.S. ...

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ACLU seeks expedited review of Baltimore aerial surveillance ruling

A screen shot of how the surveillance technology tracks an individual's movement via aerial cameras. (Submitted Photo)

Saying time is of the essence when the Constitution is at stake, civil rights groups are urging a federal appeals court to expedite consideration of whether the Baltimore Police Department’s use of aerial surveillance to fight crime in the city ...

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Man accused of shooting Baltimore police officer charged

A man accused of shooting a Baltimore officer while evading a traffic stop was charged with attempted murder Monday, according to authorities. Baltimore police and members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force took Antonio Oliver Janifer, 28, into custody in ...

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