As Baltimore native Andre M. Davis watched the city negotiate a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice in the waning days of the Obama administration, he was thinking about a job opportunity he had recently turned down: running ...Read More »
The sanitation truck that Alvin Trotter was riding on was reportedly traveling between 10 and 15 miles per hour when his body struck a telephone pole, throwing him off the vehicle and onto the pavement. Not a high-speed collision, by ...Read More »
A tip-pooling case involving a South Baltimore tavern owner has settled, and the city takes steps to prevent more misconduct in its police department. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Baltimore tavern owner settles ...
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Payouts in police-related litigation cost the taxpayers of Baltimore more than $16.8 million from July 2004 through the beginning of March 2011, according to figures released to The Daily Record last week. In addition to citizen run-ins with police, the ...Read More »
The Enoch Pratt Free Library’s $100,000 settlement of an employee’s disability discrimination lawsuit was approved by the Baltimore Board of Estimates Wednesday, but the agreement between the city library system and the woman will have to be modified to remove ...Read More »
Less than a month before The Daily Record’s Maryland Public Information Act request for documents related to the then-confidential Yakov Shapiro settlement was denied, the lawyer representing the Baltimore Police Department in the case explained to the attorney for the ...
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Brendan Kearney’s story on the Baltimore County music teacher wrongfully arrested on child sexual abuse charges dominated last week’s list of the most-read stories by The Daily Record’s legal team. 1. Settlement terms revealed in wrongful arrest case On the ...Read More »