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Metro Settles Lawsuit Over Transit Police Treatment Of TeensMetro has settled a lawsuit over how transit police interact with juveniles after a girl alleged excessive force by an officer.
Md. High Court Takes Records Case Involving Racial SlurMaryland's highest court has agreed to hear a case involving the state's public records law and whether it requires state police to turn over records involving a trooper who used a racial slur.
ACLU: Baltimore Police Uses 'Invasive' Surveillance TechnologyThe American Civil Liberties Union is accusing the Baltimore Police Department of using invasive surveillance technology.
ACLU Questions Baltimore Police's 'Stop & Frisk' MethodThe ACLU calls attention to the Baltimore Police Department's use of "stop and frisk" after records show the tactic isn't getting the results you'd expect.
Md. Bill Would Limit Local Immigration Policing The American Civil Liberties Union says a state senator is seeking to limit local police involvement in immigration enforcement.
Revenge Porn Victims Press For New LawsAnnmarie Chiarini's long-distance boyfriend was goading her to pose nude. The pictures would be for his eyes only, Chiarini recalls him saying, because she was so beautiful and because he missed her so much.
ACLU Opposes Cell Phone Tracking Information BillThe Maryland House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would allow law enforcement officials to obtain location records from mobile devices without a search warran
Carroll Co. Takes Step Closer To Make English Official LanguageThe Carroll County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 to send legislation that would make English the official language of the county to a public hearing.
ACLU Seeks Policies Ensuring Right To Video PoliceMany police departments have cameras to record you. Now, a civil rights group says you should be able to turn the cameras on police without fear.
ACLU Releases Documents On Background SearchesThe American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland is renewing its call for explanations about criminal history database searches of people on an enemies list of Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold.
ACLU Says AA Co. Executive's Number Of Potential Spying Victims GrowingSilence from the Anne Arundel County police chief and county executive has not stopped the American Civil Liberties Union from pushing for critical information in the John Leopold case. They now represent more political figures whose information may have been illegally accessed.
New Video Recording Of Baltimore City Police Making An Arrest Adds To ControversyBaltimore police launch an investigation into a cell phone video that shows officers threatening to arrest a man who was recording them.
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