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Federal prosecutors seek rehearing on law firm search ruling

Ken Ravenell, Baltimore Attorney wtih the city skyline in the background. MF-D 3/22/06.

Federal prosecutors are seeking review of an appellate decision that invalidated their method of searching potentially privileged law firm files last year. Prosecutors seized files and emails from Brown, Goldstein & Levy LLP last year as part of an investigation into ...

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4th Circuit orders magistrate, not feds, to review materials seized from law firm

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

A federal appeals court ordered the review materials seized from a law firm in June to be reassigned from prosecutors to a magistrate judge Thursday. Attorneys appeared before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday to argue the appropriateness of ...

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4th Circuit: No warrant needed for cellphone-tower records

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein. (File)

Police do not need a search warrant to get the cellphone-tower records of suspected criminals in an effort to track down their whereabouts when the crime was committed, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in upholding the convictions of two Baltimore bank robbers.

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Federal judge rules U.S. had duty to disclose reason for search warrant

In a judicial opinion published just last week in the 2010 investigation of a then-Northrop Grumman Corp. employee, a federal judge sharply rejected the U.S. government’s claim of national security as the reason for not disclosing to the worker the basis for a search warrant of his North Potomac home.

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Court of Appeals reinstates $200K award

Maryland’s top court has reinstated a $200,000 damages award to a woman who was roused from her bed and assaulted by Prince George’s County deputy sheriffs executing an arrest warrant. In its 7-0 decision, the Court of Appeals said Kimberly ...

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