Municipal

Parada-Segova v. Barlow

The defendant, an employee of Fairfax County, is entitled to sovereign immunity as to the plaintiff’s claim of simple negligence. The suit arises from the plaintiff’s allegations that the defendant struck her with his vehicle while she was crossing an… Read More ›

McClure v. Ports (P)

The plaintiff and the public-sector union he represents asserted First and Fourteenth Amendment claims to reinstate special-access privileges to restricted Maryland Transit Administration property, after state officials allegedly limited those privileges in retaliation for the plaintiff’s criticism of the transit… Read More ›

Brown v. Cobb

Civil rights claims against a police officer who fatally shot an 18-year-old survive a motion to dismiss, for now. The plaintiffs, administrators for the victim’s estate, sufficiently alleged that the officer acted under color of law despite being off duty… Read More ›

City of Norfolk v. Salyers

A provision of the Norfolk City Code regarding “soliciting in the street” is an unconstitutional content-based restriction on speech. The provision was the basis for convicting the appellant for standing in the median near an intersection, holding a sign saying… Read More ›