4 Ways the Gun-Trace Task Force Terrorized Baltimore for Years
The Gun-Trace Task Force was supposedly an effort to get illegal guns off the streets in Baltimore. What it really was – as investigations later showed – was a police corruption scandal resulting in the conviction and imprisonment of several local police officers. The Gun-Trace Task Force was an “elite” Baltimore police team consisting of… read more
Are People Experiencing Media Fatigue Over Police Brutality?
Media fatigue is a very real problem in the Age of Technology. With thousands of messages coming at the average consumer every day, becoming overwhelmed by media is common. “Media fatigue” describes a user pulling back from the media after becoming overwhelmed by too much press on a certain subject – or any subject at… read more
William Murphy, Jr. Featured in NBC’s “Baltimore: ChangeMakers”
NBC News has featured Murphy, Falcon & Murphy’s own William “Billy” Murphy, Jr. in their “Baltimore: ChangeMakers” series. The series is intended to introduce readers to “some of the individuals who are engaging youth, seeking to improve their neighborhoods block by block, and demanding that their voices be heard in corridors of power.” Murphy, Jr…. read more
$6.4 Million Settlement Approved in Freddie Gray Case
At a press conference on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015, Billy Murphy, attorney for the family of Freddie Gray, announced a $6.4 million settlement in the family’s wrongful death case against the City of Baltimore. In addition to the financial settlement, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pledged to implement body cameras for all of the city’s police… read more
Billy Murphy Appears on MSNBC to Discuss Freddie Gray Case
Murphy, Falcon & Murphy founding and senior partner Judge William H. “Billy” Murphy, Jr., lead attorney for the family of Freddie Gray, recently appeared on MSNBC to respond to accusations from the defense attorneys for the police officers involved in the case that prosecutor Marilyn Mosby’s office covered up evidence that Mr. Gray had a… read more
Billy Murphy Speaks at Criminal Bar Conference in New Zealand
Murphy, Falcon & Murphy founding and senior partner Judge William H. “Billy” Murphy Jr. traveled to New Zealand earlier this week to speak at the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) conference in Auckland. As part of his talk, Judge Murphy, who is the lead lawyer at Murphy, Falcon & Murphy representing the family of Freddie Gray,… read more
Statement on the Unauthorized Release of the Freddie Gray Autopsy Report
We are dismayed that someone leaked the autopsy report to prejudice the administration of justice and to prevent us from preparing the Gray family for the disclosure to the world of the gruesome, intimate details of Freddie Gray’s killing and its horrific physical consequences. We are also dismayed that despite our repeated requests, we have… read more
Mary Koch Explains What’s Next in the Freddie Gray Investigation
Baltimore investigators handed their files on Freddie Gray’s death over to prosecutors Thursday. Murphy, Falcon & Murphy’s Mary Koch, one of the attorneys representing the family of Mr. Gray, explains to CNN why the public should not expect an immediate decision from the state’s attorney on whether to file charges against the six police officers… read more
Six Baltimore Police Officers Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death
The six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray – who died last month after being injured in police custody – have been charged criminally, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday. Read the fullBaltimore Sun article, including a list of the chargeshere.
Channel 4 News Interviews Billy Murphy, Jr. About Freddie Gray, Baltimore Riots and Police Brutality
Founding Partner Judge William H. “Billy” Murphy, Jr. is representing the family of Freddie Gray, the young man who died while in Baltimore Police custody. In this interview with Kylie Morris, Washington correspondent for Britain’s Channel 4 News, Judge Murphy discusses justice, the Baltimore riots and the of police brutality.