Tag: Maryland attorney general

Board approves $55K in lawsuit settlement over I-95 arrest

The Board of Public Works approved $55,000 for a settlement in a racial profiling lawsuit involving a Philadelphia man who was stopped by the Maryland State Police, despite reservations from one board member. The Maryland State Police requested the settlement money in a BPW meeting last week after considering the costs of going to trial and the costs of losing the trial — a move that made Comptroller Peter Franchot question the backbone of the Maryland attorney general’s office.

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