Lawyers’ Mall solicitation ban’s fate could depend on ‘forum’ ruling

ACLU argues 'traditional'; DGS counters 'limited'

A free-speech challenge to a Maryland state agency’s ban on financial solicitations on Lawyers’ Mall could come down to whether the site – at the foot of the State House and the feet of Thurgood Marshall’s statue – is an open forum for political protest or a simply a common area subject to legitimate government ...

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