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2 Baltimore officers accept disciplinary action in Gray case

Two Baltimore police officers agreed to be disciplined for their roles in the arrest of Freddie Gray, an attorney for the officers said Tuesday. Garrett Miller and Edward Nero “do not believe they violated any policies, procedures or practices of ...

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Freddie Gray family’s $6.4M settlement remains unique in police misconduct cases

In the two years since Baltimore city approved a $6.4 million settlement with Freddie Gray’s family, the agreement remains an outlier in settlements over police misconduct. Baltimore has spent more than $1.8 million settling police lawsuits in 2017, putting the ...

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Judge chooses monitor to oversee Baltimore police reforms

A federal judge Monday appointed Baltimore native and Venable LLP partner Kenneth L. Thompson to serve as the monitor overseeing implementation of the consent decree the city and its police department entered with the U.S. Department of Justice this year. ...

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Civil rights group critical of Baltimore monitoring team

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is asking for a more diverse monitoring team to oversee an agreement to overhaul Baltimore’s troubled police department. The Baltimore Sun reports the legal organization expressed concern that nine members of the proposed ...

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DOJ won’t bring charges against officers in Freddie Gray case

The U.S. Department of Justice won’t bring federal charges against six police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death touched off weeks of protests and unrest in Baltimore. The officers ...

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4th Circuit schedules December arguments in Mosby immunity case

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has tentatively scheduled oral arguments in December for Marilyn Mosby’s appeal of her immunity from suit by the Baltimore City Police officers prosecuted after Freddie Gray’s death. The appellate court, which frequently decides ...

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