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Md. jury awards $5.6M in warrant snafu

A jury has awarded damages of $5.6 million to a disc jockey who was arrested and jailed in 2009 after a county sheriff’s department in Maryland mistakenly entered a warrant against him into the National Criminal Information System database.

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Jury awards $3.2 million to woman shot by LAPD

A federal jury has handed down the latest multimillion-dollar verdict against the Los Angeles Police Department, finding officers were “malicious” and excessive when they shot a mentally ill woman and then used a stun gun on her.

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False arrest, beating claims settled for $500,000

A Baltimore, Md. grandfather who was beaten while in jail with his wife on allegedly trumped-up charges of kidnapping their grandchild will receive $500,000 from the city under a recently approved out-of-court settlement.

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