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Judge won’t halt public information requests in suit against Baltimore Co. (access required)

GREENBELT — A federal judge declined Wednesday to involve herself in a records dispute between Baltimore County and plaintiffs to a lawsuit alleging the police improperly handle sexual assault investigations. The county alleged in letters to the court earlier this ...

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Discovery moving HQ from Silver Spring to New York (access required)

Discovery Communications is moving its headquarters from Silver Spring to New York City by 2019. The relocation is dependent on the Discovery’s acquisition of Scripps Network Interactive. A national operations headquarters will also be opened at Scripps’ Nashville, Tennessee, campus. ...

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Governor’s office ordered to turn over some documents in juvenile lifers case (access required)

The governor’s office will have to turn over a half-dozen risk assessments prepared by the parole commission to plaintiffs challenging the parole system’s treatment of juvenile lifers, a federal magistrate judge has ruled. Other than the risk assessments, Judge J. Mark Coulson ...

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Stay lifted in Baltimore police internal affairs records dispute (access required)

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The Court of Special Appeals has lifted a temporary stay requested by a Baltimore police sergeant of a criminal trial after finding the officer does not have standing to ask the court to review the circuit court’s decision allowing him to be questioned ...

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Baltimore prosecutors: Role in hearing on access to internal affairs files ‘proactive’ (access required)

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Criminal defense attorneys celebrated a victory for transparency this week as they were given permission by a Baltimore city judge to attempt to introduce internal affairs records for a police sergeant into evidence in their clients’ cases. But statements from ...

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Attorneys gain access to Baltimore police officer’s internal affairs records (access required)

Defense attorneys will seek to have evidence from more than 30 internal affairs records relating to a Baltimore police sergeant admitted in multiple criminal cases after a judge granted them access to the files last week. Attorneys for 20 defendants argued ...

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Bankruptcy judgment entered after ‘astonishing’ discovery violations (access required)

A couple accused of running mortgage fraud schemes committed such “astonishing” discovery violations that the sanction imposed by a federal judge last week was a final judgment in the case. Vincent L. Abell, his wife, Marta Bertola, and their company, ...

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