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Police brutality lawsuits: the Freddie Gray effect

Covering Baltimore trial courts, I’ve written a lot of stories about lawsuits alleging police brutality. They’ve become so routine that, right or wrong, I only report ones with interesting or unusual details, such as the story in Tuesday’s paper involving ...

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Differing knife laws can confuse across state, local lines

WASHINGTON — A few miles off in any direction, and the debate about the knife involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest by Baltimore police may have been completely different. The state of Maryland has one set of laws governing knives. The ...

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Mosby seeks gag order in Freddie Gray case

Baltimore’s top prosecutor is seeking a gag order in the case of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury while in police custody and garnered national attention. Six officers have been charged ...

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Attorneys defend sergeant charged in Freddie Gray’s death

Lawyers for Alicia White say the sergeant was a rising star determined to break the glass ceiling of the Baltimore City Police Department before she was charged, along with five other officers, in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered ...

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Officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death seek recording of anticipated grand jury proceedings

Lawyers for the six Baltimore police officers arrested in the death of Freddie Gray have requested any potential proceedings before a grand jury be transcribed or recorded. The lawyers have "concerns" that the investigators behind the charging documents have "misidentified certain facts, as well as the applicable law that should be considered when determining the appropriateness of the charges" against the officers, according to a motion filed Monday in Baltimore City Circuit Court.

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