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City and protester settle suit over 2010 arrest outside circus

Mongolian contortionists Erdenesuren Damdimbayar and Nomin Nyamknuu from the Ringling Bro. &  Barnum and Bailey Circus perform for students from James McHenry Elementary & Middle School during a private event at the B&O Railroad Museum to promote its final tour with its Out of This World production. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

A lawsuit dating to 2013 over a Baltimore Police Department policy regarding protests during circus performances has tentatively settled. Kenneth Lucero’s constitutional challenge to the city’s “buffer zone” restriction on leaflets and protesters near the Royal Farms Arena is currently ...

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Baltimore’s lawyer: No more limits on speech in police settlements

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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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BPD sergeant facing 32-count indictment for alleged pattern of misconduct

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A Baltimore police sergeant is accused of a pattern of harassing and forcibly arresting individuals who observed, filmed or commented on police activity over the course of months. Sgt. Ethan Newberg, a 24-year veteran of the department, was indicted Thursday ...

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As council weighs ‘gag order’ ban, city asks for rehearing on ruling

Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott. (File Photo)

The day after two Baltimore City Council members introduced a bill to ban “gag orders” in police settlement agreements, the city’s lawyer filed a petition to reverse an appellate opinion that found such orders unconstitutional. Council President Brandon M. Scott and ...

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