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One year later, DOJ report is not a player in police lawsuits

Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks Thursday at a news conference announcing the settlement and consent decree between Baltimore and the Department of Justice. Lynch called Baltimore “a city of passionate and determined people” and asks for passion to be brought to the process. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

When the U.S. Department of Justice issued a lengthy report on unconstitutional policing practices in Baltimore city, plaintiff’s attorneys were anxious to find ways to reference the findings in civil litigation against police. More than a year later, however, lawyers ...

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