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Public Defender: More than 100 Cases So Far Affected by Seven BPD Officers’ Indictments

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One week out, the indictments of seven Baltimore police officers on federal racketeering charges are already having wide-reaching consequences on Baltimore City’s criminal justice system. For public defenders in the city, the indictments have affected “a little over 100 cases so far,” Deputy District Public Defender Natalie Finegar said in an interview. 

After Post-Trump Election Uptick in Hate Crimes, Frosh Launches Hotline

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"WHITES ONLY," written on a church's sign in Silver Spring. Courtesy Episcopal Diocese of Washington.
“WHITES ONLY,” written on a church’s sign in Silver Spring. Courtesy Episcopal Diocese of Washington.

Thanks to an increase in hate-fueled crimes and bias incidents following Donald Trump’s election as president, Maryland now has its very own hate crime hotline.

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