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Ex-Flex Squad officers’ suit dismissed

Four former members of the disbanded Southwestern District Flex Squad have lost their $40 million federal lawsuit alleging that police department leaders violated their constitutional and civil rights by suspending them from active duty. The officers also alleged that internal ...

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Md. Court of Appeals: Child’s best interests are ‘transcendent’

Calling a child’s best interests “transcendent,” Maryland’s top court has ordered a Baltimore juvenile court to reconsider its decision allowing a mother with a history of neglect to retain parental rights. The Court of Appeals said the lower court “erroneously” ...

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4th Circuit upholds dismissal of race discrimination case

A U.S. appeals court has upheld the dismissal of an $800,000 race discrimination case against the Maryland Judiciary, saying the fired worker’s “conclusory” complaint failed to allege facts that would indicate an unlawful act occurred. Daniel Coleman’s bias complaint failed ...

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