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Plaintiffs challenging Baltimore police settlement gags claim violations of First Amendment

Plaintiffs in an ACLU of Maryland lawsuit challenging Baltimore’s practice of including non-disparagement clauses in police misconduct settlements responded to the city’s motion seeking dismissal of the suit Friday, accusing the defendants of systemically violating the First Amendment through their ...

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ACLU of Md. files suits challenging confidentiality clauses in police settlements

The practices of prohibiting plaintiffs in police misconduct lawsuits from speaking critically of police as a condition of receiving settlements and otherwise shielding records of the agreements are being challenged in two lawsuits. The cases, announced Thursday by the ACLU ...

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After ACLU letter, Hogan aides unblock 6 from governor’s Facebook page

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s aides have begun unblocking people from his Facebook page after facing criticism for barring critics and a threat of legal action from the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland. The ACLU wrote Hogan’s office ...

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Groups to push for transparency in police misconduct cases

ANNAPOLIS — Civil rights advocates will be speaking in favor of a measure in Maryland designed to increase transparency in police misconduct investigations. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland will gather Wednesday in Annapolis, along with several other groups. ...

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New Maryland lawsuit challenges Trump travel ban

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

GREENBELT — A Maryland lawsuit is challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court in Maryland by the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Maryland, and National Immigration Law Center. The groups argue that ...

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Madaleno, ACLU, teachers union call on Hogan to freeze private schools subsidy

A state senator has joined with the ACLU of Maryland and the state’s largest teachers union in calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to withhold $5 million set aside for private school vouchers in the wake of his decision not to ...

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ACLU asks Md. Gov. Hogan to withhold $5M for private school vouchers

ANNAPOLIS — The ACLU of Maryland and the state’s teachers’ union are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to withhold $5 million in state funding for private school vouchers. The groups made the call Friday after the Republican governor’s budget chief ...

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City settlement with ACLU expands Inner Harbor protest areas

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a nearly $100,000 settlement with the ACLU of Maryland to end a decade-old federal lawsuit over the rights of protesters at the Inner Harbor.

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