: News

Filed Under:

Court Orders Maryland Police To Turn Over 10,000 Documents

Play associated audio

By Rebecca Blatt

An appeals court is ordering the Maryland State Police to turn over about 10,000 documents relating to allegations of racial profiling by state troopers. The ruling is part of a long-running legal battle between the state police and the NAACP.

In 2003, a consent decree required the state police to work to stop racial profiling. The NAACP wants to inspect internal affairs documents to determine whether state police are properly investigating racial profiling allegations.

State police say the documents should be confidential because they are personnel records. The Maryland Court of Special Appeals rejected that argument.

WAMU 88.5

Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation" (Rebroadcast)

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

NPR

We All Scream For Slower Melting Ice Cream

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh are developing an ice cream that takes longer to melt. It's based on a protein that binds fat droplets and air bubbles.
WAMU 88.5

The Influence Of The Latino Vote in 2016

In 2016, an estimated 13.1 million Latino voters are expected to cast a ballot. The growing influence of the Latino vote and who makes up this demographic.

WAMU 88.5

Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation" (Rebroadcast)

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.