A Baltimore circuit judge fined city State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby $1,500 Friday for willfully violating a gag order when she made a comment about a controversial homicide case on Instagram last month. Mosby can avoid paying the fine by following an even more restrictive order to avoid making any comments about the case against Keith […]
Baltimore's top prosecutor must appear in court to explain why she should not be held in contempt for discussing a high-profile murder case after a gag order was issued, a city judge ruled.
The lawyers for a Baltimore man facing his fifth trial in a 2015 murder are seeking to have city State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby held in contempt for comments she made in a radio interview soon after a judge issued a gag order blocking lawyers from discussing the case. A motion filed Tuesday accused Mosby of […]
Outside Baltimore City Hall on New Year’s Day, advocates, city officials and mayoral candidates took turns reading accounts of police brutality from victims who requested anonymity out of fear that they would lose settlement money by breaking nondisparagement agreements with the city. Speaking to more than 40 advocates and victims of police brutality, Deputy City […]
Citizens who have settled cases with Baltimore over alleged police misconduct are free to speak about their experiences regardless of any clause in their settlement agreement that restricts their speech, the city’s attorney said Wednesday. Baltimore City Solicitor Andre M. Davis said the city is no longer using any kind of nondisparagement or gag provisions […]
Baltimore will stop imposing “gag” orders on people who settle lawsuits with the city, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced Monday, but the ACLU of Maryland called the step a “meaningless sham” that “changes nothing.” Young signed an executive order Friday declaring it the “policy of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore that unreasonable[...]