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Tag Archives: hate crimes

Teen gets 5 years in attack on transgender woman

TOWSON — A Baltimore County judge sentenced a 19-year-old woman to five years in prison Tuesday for her role in the beating of a transgender woman inside a McDonald’s restaurant, an attack that attracted national attention when it was captured ...

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Teen pleads guilty in videotaped beating of transgender woman at McDonald’s

TOWSON — A woman whose beating of a transgender woman at a McDonald’s near Baltimore was captured on video has pleaded guilty to the attack. Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger says 19-year-old Teonna Brown pleaded guilty Thursday to one ...

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Monday law blog round-up

Happy Monday and welcome back! Was a man shot in Mount Vernon the victim of a hate crime? HT: Baltimore Crime. Who would buy meat from a van, anyway? Letting 300 people out of pre-trial lockup every month would save ...

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The cultural significance of the noose

Jim Downs, an assistant professor of history at Connecticut College, has an interesting essay posted today on the History News Network’s Web site about the cultural significance of the noose. He mentions the noose-hanging incident last year at the University ...

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