Maryland

Criminal Justice

Baltimore police officer acquitted of all charges in Freddie Gray’s death

Education Law

Judge upholds school suspension of boy who chewed pastry into gun shape

Criminal Justice

Another cop opts for bench trial in case over in-custody death of arrestee Freddie Gray

Evidence

En banc 4th Circuit OKs tracking cellphone location without a warrant

Trials & Litigation

2 cops charged in Freddie Gray case sue top Baltimore prosecutor for defamation

Trials & Litigation

Judge acquits police officer on all charges in case over arrestee Freddie Gray’s death

Consumer Law

State AG sues companies that bought structured settlements from lead-paint victims

Trials & Litigation

Baltimore judge holds election hearing on sidewalk and in parking garage, due to courthouse fire

Labor & Employment

Some retailers end on-call scheduling after probes by multiple states

Civil Rights

Video shows defendant shocked in court, at demand of judge, because he kept talking

Privacy Law

Cops need warrant before using Stingray devices to track cellphones, Maryland appeals court says

Judiciary

Ex-judge will have to pay fine for ordering shocking of talkative defendant

Trials & Litigation

Ex-DLA Piper partner caught in ‘churn that bill, baby!’ crossfire sues firm’s counsel

Tort Law

‘Blown off’ toilet by explosion from sewer work, woman claims physical injuries and PTSD

Criminal Justice

Slain shooting suspect had been declared legally dead in 2014

Criminal Justice

Family law attorney is charged with driving getaway van in armed robbery of frozen yogurt shop

Second Amendment

4th Circuit requires strict scrutiny of assault-weapons ban, says it’s not ‘a rubber stamp’

Judiciary

Former judge pleads guilty for ordering deputy to jolt defendant with Stun-Cuff

Judiciary

Tire-deflating ex-judge is charged with misdemeanor for ordering deputy to shock ‘rude’ defendant

Criminal Justice

Sting in drug court parking lot leads to arrest of man charged in heroin-distribution case