The Committee, Public Justice Center, and the ACLU of Maryland file an Amicus Brief Regarding Important 4th Amendment Issue

The amicus brief filed in the Court of Appeals of Maryland urges the Court to reverse the Court of Special Appeals’s holding. The Court of Special Appeals found that presence in a “high crime” area and flight upon seeing police was per se reasonable suspicion to engage in a Terry stop.

In addition to its implication in criminal cases, the holding will also have an impact on potential challenges to unconstitutional stop and frisk practices. 

Read the full brief here...

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