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ACLU: Parole Board Should Have Final Say On Inmate Release

Giving parole where parole is due. The ACLU and other organizations are calling on lawmakers to give the state parole board final say over the release of inmates.

01/20/2015

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Maryland Court To Consider Lawsuit Cap

The outcome of a case under consideration by Maryland’s highest court could have a major impact on all lawsuits brought against local governments, especially lawsuits brought by families of those wrongly killed by police.

01/13/2015

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ACLU: Baltimore Police Uses ‘Invasive’ Surveillance Technology

The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing the Baltimore Police Department of using invasive surveillance technology.

11/29/2014

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Local Animal Shelter Comes Under Fire Again

Outrage and more allegations. The Baltimore County Animal Shelter comes under fire again. This time, the ACLU says the shelter is stepping on the public’s First Amendment rights.

10/17/2014

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ACLU Supporting Md. Woman In Pregnancy Discrimination Supreme Court Case

A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union.

09/11/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/04/2014

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ACLU Gets Md. Town To Rescind Campaign Sign Limits

The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds.

07/10/2014

George King

Activists Demand Full Review Of Police Taser Policy After Teen’s Death

Activists want Baltimore City Police to stop using Tasers after the death of a teenager inside a hospital. They’re demanding a full review of police procedures as the commissioner announced a plan to give a Taser to every uniformed officer.

05/27/2014

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Baltimore City May Impose New Curfew For Teens

Cracking down on curfews. Baltimore City may soon impose a tough new curfew for teens. City leaders say they want to keep kids off the streets but opponents say the new restrictions may be unconstitutional.

05/12/2014

Christopher Sharp

Landmark Settlement Reached In Preakness Arrest Case; New Police Policy Spells Out Recording Rights

A Baltimore City lawsuit settlement sparks major police policy and training reforms that affect everyone with a cell phone camera.

03/12/2014

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Bill Would Stop Shackling Of Pregnant Inmates

Some of Maryland’s local jails still shackle female inmates as they’re giving birth–a harmful and unnecessary practice, women’s advocates say.

01/28/2014

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Ocean City Settles With Violinist

Ocean City is settling a free-speech challenge of the town’s noise ordinance by a boardwalk violinist.

11/22/2013

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