Fight Over Baltimore's Aerial Surveillance Heads To 4th Circ.

Law360 (April 28, 2020, 11:09 PM EDT) -- Community advocates challenging the Baltimore Police Department's plans to deploy a sweeping aerial surveillance program are taking to the Fourth Circuit a district court ruling that clears the way for the initiative to move forward. 

The Baltimore-based challengers, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, filed their notice of interlocutory appeal Friday, the same day U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett denied their motion for a preliminary injunction that would have temporarily blocked the launch of city's Aerial Investigation Research pilot program. 

"If allowed to stand, this ruling is a decision that the city, and the country, will come to regret," David...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!