In First Black Police Chief’s Appeal, Judges Weigh Prosecutorial Misconduct, Discrimination

February 14, 2018

Former Police Chief Kelvin Sewell appeals his misconduct conviction, arguing that he was prosecuted in retaliation for a discrimination complaint. Maryland Court of Special Appeals judges press a state prosecutor for answers


March 21, 2017
Judge Frederick Motz ruling means the case alleging government officials discriminated against the city’s first black police chief has cleared a key legal hurdle and will now enter discovery and possible depositions – by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham