Baltimore’s top prosecutor acted swiftly in charging six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury as he was arrested and put into a police transport van, handcuffed and without a seat belt.
Court officials say roughly 1,500 Maryland residents with misdemeanor convictions were wrongly taken of voter rolls over the last six years.
A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Maryland cardiologist who implanted unnecessary heart stents in more than 100 patients.
Maryland’s highest court has overturned the murder convictions in a double slaying in 2003 because a judge replaced a juror without notifying the defendant.
A Maryland DNA law being challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court helped lead to 43 convictions over the past four years, but state data shows the majority of the convictions could eventually have happened even without the new law.