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Hearing in Oaks case set for day after General Assembly convenes

A federal judge will hear state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks’ request to sever his fraud-related charges from a later obstruction of justice charge just one day after the 2018 General Assembly session begins. The hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Jan. 11 ...

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Experts: Nero’s choice of bench trial a smart decision (access required)

Officer Edward Nero’s decision to proceed before a judge on his misdemeanor charges stemming from his actions during the detention and arrest of Freddie Gray did not surprise legal experts, who say the nuanced issues posed by his case are ...

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In officer’s trial, Freddie Gray arrest details to play key role (access required)

The arrest of Freddie Gray will be front and center this week as one of the arresting officers is scheduled to be tried on misdemeanor charges stemming from his actions at the scene. Officer Edward Nero is charged with second-degree ...

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Md. Judiciary, prosecutors question process of partial expungements (access required)

The logistics of a proposed bill which would allow people with multiple criminal charges from one incident to expunge the ones that qualify for removal from their record were questioned at a committee hearing Wednesday, with judges and prosecutors objecting to ...

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Judge rules for 6 separate trials in Freddie Gray case (access required)

A Baltimore City Circuit judge Wednesday ordered separate trials for the six police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray in April after denying defense motions to dismiss the cases and recuse city prosecutors. Judge Barry Williams, ...

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