Trials and Arbitration

In Glenelg High School hate crime case, another hearing pushed back as lawyers prepare defense

In Glenelg High School hate crime case, another hearing pushed back as lawyers prepare defense

An attorney for one of the four former Glenelg High School students arrested and charged with hate crimes is asking for the top charges to be dismissed.

Matthew Lipp, 18, of Woodbine, appeared before Howard County Circuit Court Administrative Judge William V. Tucker with his lawyer, Brian Thompson, at a hearing Thursday morning.

On Monday, Thompson filed a motion to dismiss charges related to race and religious harassment.

“I think a motions may go a long way to resolve this case,” Thompson said in court Thursday.

Lipp, wearing a sky blue shirt, a tie, a black suit and dress shoes waived his right to a speedy trial.

Tucker approved a move of a hearing on...

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