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$15M verdict returns to 4th Circuit, could be reargued

“Just because it's controversial doesn’t make it unconstitutional,” Andre M. Davis, shown in a 2017 photo, told the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Monday in defending Baltimore's aerial surveillance program. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

A federal appeals court won’t adopt briefs and arguments already made in Baltimore’s appeal of a $15 million wrongful conviction verdict, issuing an order Tuesday and rejecting the city’s request to expedite matters. A three-judge panel for the 4th U.S. Circuit ...

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Federal judge dismisses outstanding claim by wrongfully convicted man

Sabein Burgess, who spent nearly two decades in prison before being exonerated. (Photo courtesy of Sabein Burgess)

A federal judge dismissed an outstanding claim by a man wrongfully convicted in 1995, finding the $15 million jury verdict he received in 2017 exhausted his relief options. Sabein Burgess was convicted of killing his girlfriend, Michelle Dyson, and sentenced to life ...

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Baltimore seeks dismissal of outstanding claim in wrongful conviction suit

Sabein Burgess, who spent nearly two decades in prison before being exonerated. (Photo courtesy of Sabein Burgess)

A wrongfully convicted man who already obtained a $15 million verdict against a Baltimore Police Department detective will continue litigating a claim of constitutional violations against the department after a federal appeals court dismissed an appeal of the verdict because the ...

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Retired detective seeks reversal of $15M wrongful-conviction verdict

Sabein Burgess, who spent nearly two decades in prison before being exonerated. (Photo courtesy of Sabein Burgess)

A retired Baltimore Police Department detective is asking a federal appeals court to vacate a $15 million verdict awarded to a wrongfully incarcerated man who claimed the detective ignored and withheld exculpatory evidence. Sabein Burgess spent nearly two decades in prison ...

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