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Judge: Baltimore is ‘ground zero’ for police reforms

U.S. District Chief Judge James K. Bredar

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

Police watch rioters on April 27, 2015 at an intersection in the Penn-North neighborhood. (File)

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

This police cruiser was heavily damaged during the April 2015 riots in Baltimore. (File Photo)

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

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

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

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby: '

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

(JanPietruszka / Depositphotos.com)

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

In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset.  The Supreme Court is being asked to take a case about whether eye drops are too big. Don’t roll your eyes. Major players in American’s medicine cabinets are now asking the high court to take the case. On the other side are patients using the companies’ drops to treat glaucoma and other conditions. They say wasted medication affects their wallets. They argue they should be able to sue. Drug companies, however, say the patients’ argument is based on speculation and a bottle that doesn’t exist.    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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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