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4th Circuit reinstates $2.3M award to man falsely held as ‘Charles Village rapist’

A federal appeals court Monday reinstated a $2.3 million jury award to a Baltimore man who was falsely held in jail for 15 months as the “Charles Village rapist,” saying city police officers lacked probable cause to make an arrest. ...

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UMD workers allege hostile work environment, retaliation

Two facilities workers at the University of Maryland, College Park campus filed suit in federal court this week alleging they were subject to a hostile work environment and retaliation when they reported misconduct within their department. Michael Bell and DuRay Jones, both ...

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Salisbury students settle lawsuit against police officer, city

Four Salisbury University students who sued the city and one of its police officers for alleged discriminatory and harassing policing practices have settled their cases, according to electronic court filings. Curtis Adams, Travis Guthrie, Abdi Geleta and Eric Kulge claimed ...

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