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Plaintiffs challenging Baltimore police settlement gags claim violations of First Amendment

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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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Baltimore state’s attorney, public defender spar over response to police body camera video

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby. (File photo)

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby on Thursday defended her office’s response to controversial police body-camera footage as prosecutors, defense lawyers and legal observers continued to assess the fallout from a video that appears to show an officer planting ...

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