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State criticized again for discovery violation in Freddie Gray case

Thousands of pages of police training documents cannot be used in the case against a Baltimore lieutenant charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray after a judge Tuesday found prosecutors’ failure to obtain and disclose the documents sooner ...

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Judge has questions for Nero prosecutors during closing arguments

Closing arguments in the case against one of the officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray took on an appellate feel Thursday morning as attorneys debated legal theories not just with each other but with the judge. ...

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In Nero trial, anticipated testimony yields unclear results

Following months of legal posturing and a precedent-setting decision by Maryland’s top court, one of the Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray took the witness stand with limited immunity against a co-defendant. But Officer ...

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Nero trial opens with dueling theories on Freddie Gray’s arrest

Prosecutors and lawyers for Officer Edward Nero were brief in their opening statements Thursday as they debated the reasonableness of Nero’s actions in the arrest of Freddie Gray and provided a clearer picture of their diverging theories of the case. ...

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Experts: Nero’s choice of bench trial a smart decision

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

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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