Tag: court

In Win for Food Trucks, Judge Tells City to Stop Enforcing its 300-Foot Barrier Law

Pizza di Joey, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Photo via Institute for Justice.

A judge has given the city two months to stop enforcing its 300-foot barrier ordinance that bars Baltimore food trucks from setting up near similar brick-and-mortar restaurants.

Report: BPD Officer Captured on Body Cam Placing Drugs in Trash Testified that He Didn’t Place Drugs in Trash

Still via footage from the Office of the Public Defender

The Baltimore police officer whose body camera video from a January drug arrest set off a firestorm last week reportedly testified in another case that he never placed any drugs at the scene.

Judge Halts City’s Plans to Remove Potomac Street Bike Lane

Photo via Baltimore Bike Party

The nearly finished Potomac Street bike lane in Canton shall remain for the time being, a judge decided early Friday evening.

Baltimore Judge Puts Brakes on Licensing of Marijuana Growers in Maryland

Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Laurie Avocado CC BY 2.0

A Baltimore judge yesterday stopped the state from continuing to grant full licenses to cannabis growers, siding with an African-American-owned company that’s alleging discrimination by Maryland’s cannabis commission.

UMD Law Clinic, City Agencies Create ‘Second Chance’ Program to Remove Failure to Appear Charges

UMD Law professor Doug Colbert speaks at a conference, Courtesy Baltimore SAO/Twitter

Picture this: A Baltimore police officer stops a man on the street to ask him if he’s seen or knows anything that can police to solve a case. But instead of speaking with the officer, the man runs away.

“I’ve had someone run from me or flee in a car, only to discover that he was running because he didn’t want to face the FTA warrant we had,” Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said today.

Retired Councilwoman Carjacked in Inner Harbor Connects with Alleged Assailant’s Family

Councilwoman Rochelle “Rikki” Spector

Eleven days after police said two teenagers attacked Rochelle “Rikki” Spector in her parking garage and tried to drive away with her car, the now-retired councilwoman sat in on one of their hearings in juvenile court.

Hogan Announces Baltimore City Judicial Appointments



Fills Three Vacancies on the District Court for Baltimore City

Governor Larry Hogan yesterday announced the appointments of Katie O’Hara, Michael Studdard, and Nicole Taylor to the District Court for Baltimore City. The governor made the appointments after reviewing nominees from the judicial nominating commission for Baltimore City.

Orioles Win! (Their Court Case)



The Orioles may have ended the 2015 season in third place in their division, but at least they won in court.