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Baltimore Officials Settle Lawsuit Brought By Man Over Illegal Strip Search

Baltimore City’s Board of Estimates unanimously voted to settle a lawsuit alleging false arrest and an illegal strip search. Baltimore will pay $65,000 to Ryan Brown who claimed he was walking near Pennsylvania Avenue, when two police officers exited their … Continue reading

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Maryland Settles 2016 Case Against Sojourner-Douglass College

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Wednesday he secured a $400,190 consent judgment against Sojourner-Douglass College in East Baltimore. In November 2016, Frosh filed a lawsuit against the institution in an effort to collect $400,190 in state grants that … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached Between Woman Trampled By Police Horse And The City Of Baltimore

In April 2013, Crystal Oats was leaving Paparazzi in downtown Baltimore, when she encountered mounted police trying to force people to go home. The lawsuit said, police officer Janine Gilley neared Oats and urged her to “Speed it up!” Oats … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Smyth Jewelers Alleges Former Employees Violated Trade Secret Protection Laws

Smyth Jewelers, a Baltimore-based retailer, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Wednesday. The lawsuit alleges that several of its former employees of unlawfully taking confidential lists of vendors, employees and customers to start a similar … Continue reading

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Baltimore County Council Voted To Repeal Ban On The Stun Gun

Currently it is illegal to possess a stun gun in Baltimore, but this may become a thing of the past. On Monday, legislation was introduced during a City Council meeting that would allow a person to “possess and use an … Continue reading

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