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Tag Archives: Freddie Gray

Judge: Baltimore is ‘ground zero’ for police reforms (access required)

The Baltimore Police Department might finally be on its way toward implementing reforms required under an agreement it reached with the federal government to end unconstitutionally excessive tactics, the federal judge overseeing the three-year old accord said Thursday. Chief U.S. ...

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Judge denies city’s request to cap potential damages in ‘Riot Act’ case (access required)

A federal judge declined to limit the potential damage claims of dozens of Baltimore businesses suing the city for failing to effectively respond to the 2015 unrest. Baltimore asked for a declaratory judgment that the state’s statutory cap on damages ...

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Parties to ‘Riot Act’ lawsuit postpone settlement talks (access required)

Parties to a massive lawsuit by dozens of Baltimore businesses over the city’s response to the 2015 unrest won’t come to the settlement table until they are finished exchanging and reviewing thousands of pages of documents in discovery. The lawsuit, ...

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Supreme Court won’t hear police officers’ lawsuits against Mosby (access required)

The Supreme Court declined to take up the issue of prosecutors’ immunity from lawsuits when investigating crimes and seeking charges, putting an end to the lawsuit filed by five of the officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest against Baltimore City State’s Attorney ...

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Freddie Gray officers request Supreme Court review of prosecutorial immunity (access required)

After a decisive lower-court ruling in favor of Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, five of the officers charged in connection with the arrest and death of Freddie Gray are appealing their right to sue her for defamation to the Supreme Court.

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Freddie Gray officers appeal dismissal of lawsuit against sheriff’s office member (access required)

Two of the officers prosecuted for Freddie Gray's arrest and death are appealing the dismissal of their lawsuit against the member of the Baltimore Sheriff's Office that signed the application for charges against them.

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Freddie Gray officers have until October to petition for Supreme Court review

Five of the officers arrested in connection with the death of Freddie Gray will have until October to ask the Supreme Court to consider whether Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby is immune from the civil lawsuits filed against her.

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