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Lawsuit over Baltimore police trainee shooting tentatively settled (access required)

A federal lawsuit filed by a Baltimore police trainee who was shot in the head during a training exercise in 2013 has been tentatively settled, according to attorneys. Raymond Gray’s lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and Officer William Scott Kern ...

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Judges may deny video replays in closing arguments, Md. high court says (access required)

Trial judges have broad discretion as to whether criminal-defense attorneys may replay trial testimony via video during closing arguments, Maryland’s top court ruled Thursday in upholding a Baltimore police officer’s conviction for shooting an unarmed man. In its decision, the ...

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PG County officer evades liability for now-unconstitutional act (access required)

If the allegations are true, a Prince George’s County police officer violated a suspected violent criminal’s constitutional rights in 2012 by shooting the armed, but non-threatening man while making an arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. But the officer, ...

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Baltimore spending panel to approve $135K to man shot in 2015 (access required)

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve a $135,000 settlement Wednesday with a man who was shot in the leg in 2015 after he allegedly refused to show his hands to a Baltimore police commander. John Rau ...

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4th Circuit revives civil lawsuit over Baltimore police training shooting (access required)

Portions of a lawsuit filed by a Baltimore police trainee who was shot in the head during a training exercise in 2013 were revived by a federal appellate court Thursday after the judges found evidence in the record to support ...

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4th Circuit to consider damages cap in police trainee shooting suit (access required)

A police trainee who lost an eye after being shot during a training exercise is challenging a federal judge’s ruling that he cannot receive more than $200,000 in damages under a state torts claim. Attorneys for Raymond Gray refused the ...

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