Those were just ‘pretend’ charges. Those cops were just targeting them for breaking curfew, right?
BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — Public defenders are challenging the Baltimore mayor’s authority to impose a citywide curfew after last month’s riots stemming from the death of Freddie Gray.
In a filing Monday in Maryland District Court, the deputy city public defender says Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake overstepped her authority in ordering a citywide, 10 p.m. curfew for all residents April 27.
Natalie Finegar says only the governor could have ordered a curfew when he declared a state of emergency that day.
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