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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over Baltimore police settlement ‘gag order’ clauses

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging Baltimore city’s practice of including non-disparagement clauses in police misconduct settlement agreements is unconstitutional.

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Plaintiffs challenging Baltimore police settlement gags claim violations of First Amendment

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 prosecutors to dismiss 34 cases in wake of controversial body camera video

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby said Friday her office is in the process of dismissing 34 cases in which officers who appear in a controversial body camera video are material witnesses. “We are dismissing those cases which rely exclusively ...

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Baltimore spending panel to vote on $80K police settlement

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve an $80,000 settlement Wednesday with a woman claimed she was pulled from her vehicle and arrested after recording officers on her cellphone. Christen Brown was parked in front of a laundromat ...

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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 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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Baltimore prosecutors drop some cases involving officer accused of planting evidence

Baltimore city prosecutors on Wednesday dismissed some of the cases involving an officer apparently caught on his own body camera planting drugs that resulted in a criminal arrest as the public defender’s office asked for an accounting of more than ...

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