Money & Power

Help Decide Who Will Monitor Police Reform in Baltimore at Two Community Hearings Next Week

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 11, 2017 10:01am

City residents will have two chances to chime in next week about who will make the best overseer of court-ordered police reform in Baltimore for the next few years.

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President Trump was Displeased to Learn His Deputy Attorney General Worked in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 11:08am

It was a big deal in Maryland when Rod Rosenstein was tapped to be second-in-command of the U.S. Justice Department under Donald Trump. But in a new interview with The New York Times, the president said he was miffed to learn of Rosenstein’s professional origins.

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Jeff Sessions’ Justice Department Requests Three More Months to Review Baltimore Police Consent Decree

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017 9:42am

Former Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., at a Trump campaign rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

After months of negotiations, public input and fine-tuning by lawyers and a federal judge, the fate of a consent decree for the Baltimore Police Department now hangs in the balance due to a review called for by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Trump Taps Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein as His Deputy Attorney General

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017 9:12am

Courtesy Maryland State Bar Association

Maryland’s top federal prosecutor could soon be second-in-command in President Donald Trump’s Justice Department.

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Links

Monday Morning Headlines: Judge Grants DOJ Delay for Consent Decree Hearing; Women Unite for March in Baltimore; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Jan 23, 2017 7:23am

London Fog alumni revisit the past in former Baltimore factory – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Police Investigate a Possible Home Explosion – WBAL-TV

Justice Department granted hearing delay in Baltimore police case – USA Today

Women’s March in Baltimore: PHOTOS – Patch

Opponents of President Trump sought solace at Baltimore Museum of Art – ABC2

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O’Malley Sounds a Little Defensive About That DOJ Report

1 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 9:18am

Martin O'Malley, Michael Busch

So that Department of Justice report about the Baltimore Police Department is pretty (and deservedly) harsh. If you were a high-ranking politician who was able to influence BPD policy, this might cause you to do a little reflection. Or, if you’re Martin O’Malley, it might make you want to remind everyone that it’s not your fault. Read More →

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Justice Department Slams Baltimore Police Department on Civil Rights

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 9:24am

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The Justice Department officially releases its report on the Baltimore Police Department today, but some media outlets received an advance copy yesterday. The ultimate conclusions are quite damning: there is, the Justice Department concludes, “reasonable cause to believe that the BPD engages in a pattern or practice of conduct that violates the Constitution or federal law.” Read More →

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