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Salon.com
“Serial” revisits Adnan Syed: A new hearing means hope for closure — and a chance to reconnect with fansIf you’re a convicted killer sitting in jail with a life sentence, it’s probabl
“Serial” revisits Adnan Syed: A new hearing means hope for closure — and a chance to reconnect with fans
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
If you’re a convicted killer sitting in jail with a life sentence, it’s probably natural to think it’s all over for you. But Adnan Syed, convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee in 1999, may have another lease on life. A new hearing is... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Former judge pleads guilty to having defendant shockedA former Maryland judge pleaded guilty Monday to a civil rights violation for o
Former judge pleads guilty to having defendant shocked
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 7 days ago
A former Maryland judge pleaded guilty Monday to a civil rights violation for ordering a defendant to be physically shocked in his courtroom. Robert C. Nalley of La Plata, Maryland, gave the order in July 2014 while presiding over a criminal trial... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The cost of politics in Baltimore criminal justice: Notes on Borzilleri v. MosbyIt is no accident that many lawsuits like the one filed by a former Baltimore p
The cost of politics in Baltimore criminal justice: Notes on Borzilleri v. Mosby
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
It is no accident that many lawsuits like the one filed by a former Baltimore prosecutor against Marilyn Mosby, the city state’s attorney, emanate from courthouses historically infested with politics and patronage. Aggrieved prosecutors, deputy... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Advocates push to end shackling of youths in Del. courtsWILMINGTON, Del. — Children and teens appear every day in Delaware courtrooms w
Advocates push to end shackling of youths in Del. courts
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 16 days ago
WILMINGTON, Del. — Children and teens appear every day in Delaware courtrooms with ankles locked together by metal leg irons. Their crimes range from drug possession and theft to gun charges and rape. All are in state custody because they cannot... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
A 'foul' blow in Freddie Gray trialAlthough a prosecutor "may strike hard blows, he is not at liberty to strike fo
A 'foul' blow in Freddie Gray trial
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Although a prosecutor "may strike hard blows, he is not at liberty to strike foul ones." The Supreme Court first articulated this obligation in 1935. Since then, that court and several lower courts have repeated the admonition to remind prosecutors... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Shining a light on police misconductThe destructive obsession with maintaining the secrecy of police disciplinary r
Shining a light on police misconduct
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
The destructive obsession with maintaining the secrecy of police disciplinary records and proceedings, which plagues Baltimore's criminal justice system and erodes trust in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD), must end. A General Assembly task... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Marvin Ellin, attorney dubbed 'maestro of malpractice torts,' diesMarvin Ellin, a retired Baltimore attorney once described as the "maestro of me
Marvin Ellin, attorney dubbed 'maestro of malpractice torts,' dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Marvin Ellin, a retired Baltimore attorney once described as the "maestro of medical malpractice torts," died of a respiratory ailment Jan. 8 at Greenfield Senior Living in Cockeysville. The former Glyndon resident was 92. "Marvin was the dean of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore prosecutors reviewing cases involving police officerBaltimore prosecutors are reviewing open cases involving a city police officer
Baltimore prosecutors reviewing cases involving police officer
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
Baltimore prosecutors are reviewing open cases involving a city police officer amid questions about his credibility, as more than 20 defense lawyers have joined forces in a rare effort to obtain his internal-affairs records. Officer Fabien Laronde... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Judge rules against city schools motion to dismiss charter lawsuitsEfforts by the Baltimore city school system to dismiss lawsuits filed by more t
Judge rules against city schools motion to dismiss charter lawsuits
Baltimore Sun / Posted a month ago
Efforts by the Baltimore city school system to dismiss lawsuits filed by more than a dozen charter schools failed Friday after a Baltimore circuit court judge ruled against several measures to settle the cases out of court. The ruling by Baltimore... Read more

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