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Md. high court to weigh if fleeing Black man gives police reasonable suspicion

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

Maryland’s top court will weigh whether a Black man’s speedy departure upon seeing Baltimore police in a high-crime area gives officers reasonable suspicion of criminal activity to stop him.

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‘Win-at-all-costs’ Chicago law firm reaps $7.3M defending Baltimore cops in wrongful convictions

The Chicago-based law firm handling wrongful conviction lawsuits for Baltimore has built a niche business — and a reputation for its aggressive, even ruthless approach.

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Md. high court upholds teen’s murder conviction in Baltimore County officer’s death

The Court of Appeals unanimously rejected Dawnta Harris’ argument through counsel that his conviction for killing officer Amy Caprio on May 21, 2018, should be overturned.

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