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Death Of Freddie Gray; A History Of Women Lawyers; California Twang

Jonna McKone

Tensions remain high in Baltimore as an investigation continues into the death of Freddie Gray, a man who died Sunday a week after his spinal cord apparently was injured while he was in police custody. We talk about police-involved deaths with the Maryland ACLU’s director Susan Goering with the ACLU of Maryland and a former prosecutor.

Then, in 1902, Etta Maddox became the first woman licensed to practice law in Maryland. Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Lynne Battaglia has edited a new book that tells that story and many others. It’s called “Finding Justice: The History of Women Lawyers in Maryland.” We visit her chambers to talk about it.

Plus, what happens when you mix California and country music? Something like Gram Parsons’ version of “Streets of Baltimore”. Tom Hall and his guitar join musicians Caleb Stine and Arty Hill.