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Critic of Catholic Church alleges Baltimore’s attorney violated its free speech (access required)

Baltimore’s chief attorney violated the constitutional rights of an organization critical of the Catholic Church by essentially preventing its members from peacefully protesting the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ convention in the city this November, the group alleges in a ...

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Caroline County judge reportedly under investigation extends leave (access required)

A Caroline County judge said to be under investigation remains on leave. Circuit Court Judge Jonathan Newell remains on paid leave for another two weeks, according to a Maryland Judiciary spokeswoman. Newell first went on leave in July as reports ...

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Salisbury agency violated free speech by declining PETA’s ads, group alleges (access required)

The animal rights group PETA argues the Salisbury area transit agency violated its constitutional right to free speech by rejecting its request to post “Close the slaughterhouses” signs on public buses.

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