Imagine, all who were arrested and were released without charge ("the arrest was enough punishment", Baltimore City spokesperson) could now turn around and charge the City with "Unlawful Arrest"?
Another field of murky law is the National Guard, a federal force under state power. What can the Guard do in a state of emergency versus under Marshall Law? And what power does the Mayor have in that issue (Hogan: "When she finally called me").
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Klaus Philipsen, FAIA
Baltimore SUN today about the Mayor's curfew power