Black Guerrilla Family

Mar 25, 2020

4th Circuit puts 2 gang members’ convictions on hold, orders hearing

A divided federal appeals court Wednesday put on hold the murder and drug racketeering convictions of two Baltimore gang members, saying prosecutors must show at a hearing that “no reasonable possibility” exists that the verdict was unfairly influenced by a dismissed juror’s stated concern that jury members were being photographed by the gang members’ associates. […]

Jun 5, 2019

Md. appeals court: Gang member must reimburse threatened family

A judge validly ordered a violent gang member to reimburse the family he scared away when he threatened to raze a house the family had just rented in Baltimore as it was moving in, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled Tuesday. The Cannon family’s decision to bolt from the home on East 30th Street was the “direct […]

Mar 28, 2019

4th Circuit upholds convictions of three Baltimore gang members

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the racketeering-related convictions of three violent Baltimore gang members after concluding the trial judge had properly addressed their attorneys’ concerns about anxiety-related jury bias due to jurors’ fears of gang retaliation. Lawyers for the Black Guerrilla Family gang members had argued on appeal that Chief U.S. District Judge […]

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