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Md. high court considers if fleeing Black man gives police reasonable suspicion

Maryland Court of Appeals

Maryland’s top court grappled with whether a Black man’s speedy departure upon seeing Baltimore police in a high-crime area gives officers reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.

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Md. high court to weigh if fleeing Black man gives police reasonable suspicion

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

Maryland’s top court will weigh whether a Black man’s speedy departure upon seeing Baltimore police in a high-crime area gives officers reasonable suspicion of criminal activity to stop him.

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Md. high court upholds subpoena of overdose data from Baltimore fire department

Maryland Court of Appeals

A Baltimore grand jury may subpoena the city’s fire department for nearly 18 months' worth of opioid overdose response records, Maryland’s top court ruled.

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Judge will not reconsider ruling to let gun rights activists sue arresting officer

A federal judge will not reconsider her decision permitting gun rights advocates arrested during a peaceful protest near the State House three years ago to sue the arresting Maryland Capitol Police officer for allegedly violating their constitutional rights to speak ...

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Chalk this up to a Fourth Amendment violation perhaps

Welcome to Monday, the 54th anniversary of the U.S. Senate’ s confirmation of Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Is chalking tires a Fourth Amendment violation or merely an ...

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Baltimore police chief apologizes, city settles Harlem Park lockdown lawsuit

Baltimore’s police commissioner has apologized for the department’s six-day lockdown of the city’s Harlem Park section following a detective’s 2017 shooting death, saying the controversial law enforcement action was grossly improper and damaged the public’s trust, according to attorneys for ...

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