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Law Department official backs city’s anti-gag order measure (access required)

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 ...

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Baltimore’s lawyer: No more limits on speech in police settlements (access required)

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. ...

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City, ACLU spar over impact of executive order on ‘gag’ clauses (access required)

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 ...

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