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Police department appeals ruling on immunity from suit in GTTF case


The Baltimore Police Department will seek an appellate ruling on whether it is a city or a state agency for the purposes of federal lawsuits claiming the department is liable for the misconduct of its officers. U.S. District Judge Ellen ...

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Appeals court overturns $2.5M judgment against Board of Physicians

The Court of  Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

The Court of Special Appeals tossed out a $2.5 million award against the Maryland Board of Physicians Wednesday, the latest twist in years of litigation between the board and a discredited physician who alleges his private medical information was maliciously shared ...

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Freddie Gray officers request Supreme Court review of prosecutorial immunity

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby: '

After a decisive lower-court ruling in favor of Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, five of the officers charged in connection with the arrest and death of Freddie Gray are appealing their right to sue her for defamation to the Supreme Court.

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Freddie Gray officers appeal dismissal of lawsuit against sheriff’s office member

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Two of the officers prosecuted for Freddie Gray's arrest and death are appealing the dismissal of their lawsuit against the member of the Baltimore Sheriff's Office that signed the application for charges against them.

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No liability for good-faith release of involuntary patients: Md. high court

Court of Appeals Judge Robert McDonald, writing for the majority, said Maryland is bound by the Interstate Agreement on Detainers’ call for prisoners to be returned to the state where they are already serving a criminal sentence. (Capital News Service Photo)

Neither a hospital nor its staff can be held civilly liable for the consequences of releasing an involuntarily admitted mental-health patient if they followed “in good faith” the statutory process for assessing admission criteria, Maryland’s top court unanimously has held.

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4th Circuit holds Mosby is immune from Freddie Gray officers’ civil suits

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announces charges against six officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray in May 2015. Five of the officers have alleged in civil suits that Mosby defamed them during her press conference. Mosby has denied the allegation and argues she was simply reading the statement of charges to the public. (File photo)

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby is entitled to immunity from civil lawsuits brought by five of the police officers she charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held Monday in dismissing the cases.

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4th Circuit hears appeal of ruling denying Mosby immunity


A federal appeals court will determine if Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby is immune from a lawsuit by five police officers who claim she maliciously prosecuted them in the death of Freddie Gray. Maryland Assistant Attorney General Karl Pothier told ...

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4th Circuit schedules December arguments in Mosby immunity case

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

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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