Remedy for Baltimore riot damages has historic roots, few modern applications

Civil unrest and rioting were a much more common concern when Maryland passed its Riot Act in 1835 permitting citizens to seek compensation from the government for damage to property sustained in a violent disturbance. The idea, at the time, was that such statutes would “deter the lawless since the sufferer must be compensated by …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/06/22/riot-act-maryland-lawsuit/

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