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Baltimore judge avoids Gun Trace Task Force indemnity issue at motions hearing (access required)

A Baltimore judge on Wednesday did not address whether two former Gun Trace Task Force officers were acting within the scope of their employment when they allegedly falsely arrested a man for handgun possession last year, instead denying a motion to dismiss a civil conspiracy claim against them.

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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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Judge makes rulings on eve of first Freddie Gray trial (access required)

Days before the start of the first trial of a Baltimore police officer charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, the presiding judge did a little housekeeping. Baltimore City Circuit Judge Barry Williams on Tuesday resolved many of ...

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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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Huguely denied new trial in U.Va. slaying

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely V lost his bid for a new trial in the slaying of his ex-girlfriend Wednesday, with the judge in the case saying there was ample evidence to support his ...

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