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Werdesheim receives probation in neighborhood watch beating case

A former member of an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group convicted in the 2010 beating of a black teenager in Baltimore received a suspended sentence Wednesday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. Eliyahu Werdesheim, 24, was handed a three-year suspended sentence ...

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Crump inspires attendees at Legal Aid’s Equal Justice Council breakfast (access required)

Benjamin Crump, a Tallahassee, Fla. attorney who has represented the family of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., and handled many other high-profile cases, was the featured speaker at the Equal Justice Council’s 15th Annual Awards and Recognition Breakfast last week ...

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Werdesheims seek delay, change of venue (access required)

Eliayahu and Avi Werdesheim, who were charged with beating a 15-year-old black male while patrolling a Baltimore neighborhood, asked for a change of venue Monday, citing publicity and parallels raised by the case against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in ...

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