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MarylandFalse Arrest Lawyers in Maryland

False arrest is a common law tort brought in state or federal court by a person who alleges that he was held in custody without probable cause or other legal authority.

Police officers and other law enforcement officers are often shielded from false abuse lawsuits through a legal process known as qualified immunity.

Qualified immunity does not cover the most egregious cases in which the law enforcement officers have violated "clearly established law."

Because of the protections provided through qualified immunity, most false arrest claims involve lawsuits against private security firms and loss prevention officers employed by retail establishments.

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Mirriam Seddiq

Mirriam Seddiq
Seddiq Law
14452 Old Mill Rd. Suite 201
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Licensed for 14 years, Mirriam Seddiq is a Appellate Law and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended University of Washington School of Law... read more >

John McGowan

John McGowan
Kinner & McGowan, PLLC
6501 Eastern Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Licensed for 6 years, John McGowan is a Business Law and Civil Trial Law lawyer... read more >

William H. "Billy" Murphy Jr

William H.
Murphy, Falcon & Murphy
One South Street 23rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
Licensed for 50 years, William H. "Billy" Murphy Jr is a White Collar Crime and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Georgetown University L... read more >
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National Police Accountability Project

The NPAP is a project of the National Lawyers Guild to help attorneys devoted to ending police misconduct by assisting its members with training and support, educating the public, and coordinated legal action.



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