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Baltimore police settlement clauses run afoul of lawyers’ ethics, brief argues

The non-disparagement provision in Baltimore police misconduct settlement agreements limits attorneys’ ability to speak about past representation and impacts their ability to represent subsequent victims, says Ajmel A. Quereshi, co-director of Howard University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic. (File photo)

Baltimore’s non-disparagement provisions in police misconduct settlement agreements violate the Maryland Attorneys' Rules of Professional Conduct, according to an appellate brief filed in support of a challenge to clauses.

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