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Deceased exoneree’s family wins $8M settlement with Baltimore police

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved an $8 million settlement with the family of a man who was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1999 and served 17 years in prison before being exonerated. The man, Malcolm J. Bryant, was ...

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Judge seems skeptical of eviction moratorium

Welcome to Monday, the 47th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation and President Gerald Ford’s announcement that “our long national nightmare” was over. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Judge appears skeptical of new federal ...

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What constitutes ‘exoneration’? Minnesota court reverses compensation ruling for murder case ‘linchpin’

A Minnesota manslaughter case that has bounced back and forth from the trial court and two appellate courts has raised complex questions about the nature of exoneration – and when compensation is justly required.

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Prosecutors vacate 1992 conviction through Innocence Project partnership

A man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was released Tuesday after a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge vacated his conviction at the request of prosecutors. Clarence Shipley was convicted in 1992 of ...

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