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Md. top court to revisit damages in police-shooting death

In a case that could greatly raise the liability stakes for cities and counties across Maryland, the state’s highest court will decide how much Prince George’s County owes the family of a man who was killed by a police officer: the $11.5 million a jury awarded, or the $400,000 the judge ultimately ordered.

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Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 2/22/11

Administrative Law Driver’s license suspension BOTTOM LINE: Driver’s license suspension was appropriate where the detaining officer afforded a drunk driving suspect a reasonable opportunity to consult counsel, and after failing to reach counsel, the suspect refused to take a breathalyzer ...

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