Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: due process

Md. top court to revisit damages in police-shooting death (access required)

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.

Read More »

Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 2/22/11 (access required)

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 ...

Read More »